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Cain and Abel

4:1 And the man knew Eveחַוָּה
(/ˈiːv/; Modern: Ḥava “living one” or “source of life” as it is phonetically similar to “ḥāyâ”, “to live”, from the Semitic root ḥyw. For more info click here
his wife; and she conceived, and bore Cainקַיִן
/keɪn/ For more info For more info click here
, and said I have gotten a man with the help of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here

4:2 And she continued to bear his brother Abelהֶבֶל
Hébel, Biblical Greek: Ἅβελ Hábel; His name in Hebrew is composed of the same three consonants as a root meaning “breath” For more info click here
. And Abel became a sheperd of flocks, but Cainקַיִן
/keɪn/ (gotten, or, acquired) For more info For more info click here
became a tiller of the ground.
4:3 And in the end of days it so happened, that Cainקַיִן
/keɪn/ (gotten, or, acquired) For more info For more info click here
brought
an offering to YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
from the fruit of the ground.
4:4 And Abelהֶבֶל
Hébel, Biblical Greek: Ἅβελ Hábel; His name in Hebrew is composed of the same three consonants as a root meaning “breath” For more info click here
, also brought of the firstlings of his flock and even from their fat. And YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
had looked to Abelהֶבֶל
Hébel, Biblical Greek: Ἅβελ Hábel; His name in Hebrew is composed of the same three consonants as a root meaning “breath” For more info click here
and to his offering:
4:5 But He didn’t look to Cainקַיִן
/keɪn/ (gotten, or, acquired) For more info For more info click here
and his offering. And Cainקַיִן
/keɪn/ (gotten, or, acquired) For more info For more info click here
glowed greatly with anger, and his face fell.
4:6 And YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
said to Cainקַיִן
/keɪn/ (gotten, or, acquired) For more info For more info click here
, Why have you angrily glowed? And why is your face fallen?
4:7 If you do well, is there not acceptance? And if you don’t well, sin is crouching at the door. And to you shall be it’s desire, but you should rule over it.
4:8 And Cainקַיִן
/keɪn/ (gotten, or, acquired) For more info For more info click here
talked with his brother Abelהֶבֶל
Hébel, Biblical Greek: Ἅβελ Hábel; His name in Hebrew is composed of the same three consonants as a root meaning “breath” For more info click here
, And as they were in the field, Cainקַיִן
/keɪn/ (gotten, or, acquired) For more info For more info click here
rose up against his brother Abelהֶבֶל
Hébel, Biblical Greek: Ἅβελ Hábel; His name in Hebrew is composed of the same three consonants as a root meaning “breath” For more info click here
and killed him.
4:9 And YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
said to Cainקַיִן
/keɪn/ (gotten, or, acquired) For more info For more info click here
, Where is your brother Abelהֶבֶל
Hébel, Biblical Greek: Ἅβελ Hábel; His name in Hebrew is composed of the same three consonants as a root meaning “breath” For more info click here
? And he said, I don’t know; Am I my brother’s keeper?
4:10 And he said, What have you done? The voice of your brother’s blood cries to Me from the ground.

The curse of Cain


4:11 And now are you cursed more than the ground, which opened her mouth to receive your brother’s blood from your hand;
4:12 When you till the ground, it won’t give its
strength to you; you will be a fugitive and a vagabond on the earth.
4:13 And Cainקַיִן
/keɪn/ (gotten, or, acquired) For more info For more info click here
said to YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
My punishment is greater than I can bear.
4:14 See, you have driven me out today from the face of the earth;
shall I be hidden and from Your face. And I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond on the earth; and it will be, that anyone that finds me will kill me.
4:15 And YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
said to him, If anyone kills Cainקַיִן
/keɪn/ (gotten, or, acquired) For more info For more info click here
, he shall be avenged seven-fold. And YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
put a mark on Cainקַיִן
/keɪn/ (gotten, or, acquired) For more info For more info click here
so that anyone who finds him should not kill him.
4:16 And Cainקַיִן
/keɪn/ (gotten, or, acquired) For more info For more info click here
went out from the presence of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
and lived in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.
4:17 And Cainקַיִן
/keɪn/ (gotten, or, acquired) For more info For more info click here
knew his wife; and she conceived and bore Chanoch (Enoch) and he built a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Chanoch (Enoch).
4:18 And to Chanoch (Enoch) was born Irad: and Irad fathered Mehujael: and Mehujael fathered Methusael: and Methusael fathered Lamech.

Lamech’s Family


4:19 And Lemech took to him two wives: the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other was Zillah.
4:20 And Adah bore Jabal: he was the father of those living in tents, and with cattle.
4:21 And his brother’s name was Jubal: he was the father of all those playing the harp and organ.
4:22 And Zillah , she also bore Tubal-cain, an instructor of every engraving tool of bronze and iron; and the sister of Tubal-cain was Naamah.
4:23 And Lemech said to his wives, Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice; you wives of Lemech, listen to my words; for I have killed a man because of my wound and a young man because of my hurt.
4:24 If Cainקַיִן
/keɪn/ (gotten, or, acquired) For more info For more info click here
shall be avenged seven-fold, truly Lemech seventy seven-fold.

Birth of Seth


4:25 And Adam knew his wife again; and she bore a son, and called his name Sethשֵׁת‎‎
, Modern: Šēt, Appointed or put out For more info click here
: For Elohimאֱלֹהִים
romanized: ʾĔlōhīm: [(ʔ)eloˈ(h)im]), the plural of אֱלוֹהַּ‎ (ʾĔlōah), is a Hebrew word meaning “gods”. Although the word is plural, in the Hebrew Bible it most often takes singular verbal or pronominal agreement and refers to a single deity particularly the God of Israel In other verses it refers to the singular gods of other nations or to deities in the plural A name for GOD — God The Creator
said she, has appointed me another seed in place of Abelהֶבֶל
Hébel, Biblical Greek: Ἅβελ Hábel; His name in Hebrew is composed of the same three consonants as a root meaning “breath” For more info click here
, because Cainקַיִן
/keɪn/ (gotten, or, acquired) For more info For more info click here
killed him.
4:26 And to Sethשֵׁת‎‎
, Modern: Šēt, Appointed or put out For more info click here
, to him also there was born a son; and he called his name Enos. It was then when they began to call themselves by the name of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
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