Genesis 4:1-2 NIV

Cain and Abel

1 Adama lay with his wife1 Eve,2 and she became pregnant and gave birth to Cain.b3 She said, "With the help of the LORD I have brought forthc a man."

References for Genesis 4:1

    • a 4:1 - Or "The man"
    • b 4:1 - "Cain" sounds like the Hebrew for "brought forth" or "acquired."
    • c 4:1 - Or "have acquired"
      2 Later she gave birth to his brother Abel.4 Now Abel kept flocks, and Cain worked the soil.5

      References for Genesis 4:2