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Passage Lookup: Genesis 4

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Genesis 4:1
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Now the man [a]had relations with his wife Eve, and she conceived and gave birth to [b]Cain, and she said, "I have gotten a [c]manchild with the help of the Lord ."
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Genesis 4:2
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Again, she gave birth to his brother Abel. And (a)Abel was (b)a keeper of flocks, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.
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Genesis 4:3
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So it came about [d]in the course of time that Cain brought an offering to the Lord of the fruit of the ground.
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Genesis 4:4
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(c)Abel, on his part also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of their fat portions. And (d)the Lord had regard for Abel and for his offering;
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Genesis 4:5
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but (e)for Cain and for his offering He had no regard. So (f)Cain became very angry and his countenance fell.
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Genesis 4:6
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Then the Lord said to Cain, "(g)Why are you angry? And why has your countenance fallen?
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Genesis 4:7
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(h)If you do well, [e]will not your countenance be lifted up? (i)And if you do not do well, sin is crouching at the door; and its desire is for you, (j)but you must master it."
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Genesis 4:8
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Cain [f]told Abel his brother. And it came about when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother and (k)killed him.
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Genesis 4:9
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Then the Lord said to Cain, "(l)Where is Abel your brother?" And he said, "I do not know. Am I my brother's keeper?"
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Genesis 4:10
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He said, "What have you done? (m)The voice of your brother's blood is crying to Me from the ground.
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Genesis 4:11
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Now (n)you are cursed from the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother's blood from your hand.
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Genesis 4:12
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(o)When you cultivate the ground, it will no longer yield its strength to you; (p)you will be a vagrant and a wanderer on the earth."
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Genesis 4:13
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Cain said to the Lord , "My punishment is too great to bear!
Genesis 4:14
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Behold, You have (q)driven me this day from the face of the ground; and from Your face I will be hidden, and (r)I will be a vagrant and a wanderer on the earth, and (s)whoever finds me will kill me."
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Genesis 4:15
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So the Lord said to him, "Therefore whoever kills Cain, vengeance will be taken on him (t)sevenfold." And the Lord [g](u)appointed a sign for Cain, so that no one finding him would slay him.
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Genesis 4:16
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Then Cain went out from the presence (v)of the Lord , and [h]settled in the land of [i]Nod, east of Eden.
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Genesis 4:17
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Cain [j]had relations with his wife and she conceived, and gave birth to Enoch; and he built a city, and called the name of the city Enoch, after the name of his son.
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Genesis 4:18
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Now to Enoch was born Irad, and Irad [k]became the father of Mehujael, and Mehujael [l]became the father of Methushael, and Methushael [m]became the father of Lamech.
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Genesis 4:19
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Lamech took to himself (w)two wives: the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other, Zillah.
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Genesis 4:20
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Adah gave birth to Jabal; he was the father of those who dwell in tents and have livestock.
Genesis 4:21
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His brother's name was Jubal; he was the father of all those who play the lyre and pipe.
Genesis 4:22
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As for Zillah, she also gave birth to Tubal-cain, the forger of all implements of bronze and iron; and the sister of Tubal-cain was Naamah.
Genesis 4:23
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Lamech said to his wives, "Adah and Zillah, Listen to my voice, You wives of Lamech, Give heed to my speech, (x)For I [n]have killed a man for wounding me; And a boy for striking me;
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Genesis 4:24
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If Cain is avenged (y)sevenfold, Then Lamech seventy-sevenfold."
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Genesis 4:25
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(z)Adam [o]had relations with his wife again; and she gave birth to a son, and named him [p]Seth, for, she said, "God [q]has appointed me another [r]offspring in place of Abel, (aa)for Cain killed him."
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Genesis 4:26
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To Seth, to him also (ab)a son was born; and he called his name Enosh. Then men began (ac)to call [s]upon the name of the Lord .
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