Abel And Cain

Genesis 4:1-26 ESV / 60 helpful votes 

Now Adam knew Eve his wife, and she conceived and bore Cain, saying, “I have gotten a man with the help of the Lord.” And again, she bore his brother Abel. Now Abel was a keeper of sheep, and Cain a worker of the ground. In the course of time Cain brought to the Lord an offering of the fruit of the ground, and Abel also brought of the firstborn of his flock and of their fat portions. And the Lord had regard for Abel and his offering, but for Cain and his offering he had no regard. So Cain was very angry, and his face fell. …

Hebrews 11:4 ESV / 53 helpful votes 

By faith Abel offered to God a more acceptable sacrifice than Cain, through which he was commended as righteous, God commending him by accepting his gifts. And through his faith, though he died, he still speaks.

1 John 3:12 ESV / 43 helpful votes 

We should not be like Cain, who was of the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his own deeds were evil and his brother’s righteous.

Hebrews 12:24 ESV / 31 helpful votes 

And to Jesus, the mediator of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled blood that speaks a better word than the blood of Abel.

Genesis 4:17 ESV / 24 helpful votes 

Cain knew his wife, and she conceived and bore Enoch. When he built a city, he called the name of the city after the name of his son, Enoch.

Genesis 4:8 ESV / 23 helpful votes 

Cain spoke to Abel his brother. And when they were in the field, Cain rose up against his brother Abel and killed him.

Genesis 4:1 ESV / 22 helpful votes 

Now Adam knew Eve his wife, and she conceived and bore Cain, saying, “I have gotten a man with the help of the Lord.”

Jude 1:11 ESV / 20 helpful votes 

Woe to them! For they walked in the way of Cain and abandoned themselves for the sake of gain to Balaam’s error and perished in Korah’s rebellion.

Genesis 4:24 ESV / 20 helpful votes 

If Cain’s revenge is sevenfold, then Lamech’s is seventy-sevenfold.”

Genesis 5:4 ESV / 17 helpful votes 

The days of Adam after he fathered Seth were 800 years; and he had other sons and daughters.

Genesis 4:4 ESV / 17 helpful votes 

And Abel also brought of the firstborn of his flock and of their fat portions. And the Lord had regard for Abel and his offering,

Matthew 23:35 ESV / 16 helpful votes 

So that on you may come all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of innocent Abel to the blood of Zechariah the son of Barachiah, whom you murdered between the sanctuary and the altar.

Genesis 4:25 ESV / 14 helpful votes 

And