Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

And she bore again, his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

New American Standard Bible

Again, she gave birth to his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of flocks, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

King James Version

And she again bare his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

Holman Bible

Then she also gave birth to his brother Abel. Now Abel became a shepherd of flocks, but Cain worked the ground.

International Standard Version

And she did it again, giving birth to his brother Abel. Abel shepherded flocks and Cain became a farmer.

A Conservative Version

And again she bore his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

American Standard Version

And again she bare his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

Amplified

And [later] she gave birth to his brother Abel. Now Abel kept the flocks [of sheep and goats], but Cain cultivated the ground.

Bible in Basic English

Then again she became with child and gave birth to Abel, his brother. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a farmer.

Darby Translation

And she further bore his brother Abel. And Abel was a shepherd, but Cain was a husbandman.

Julia Smith Translation

And she will add to bear his brother Abel; and Abel shall be a feeder of sheep, and Cain was a laborer of the earth.

King James 2000

And she again bore his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{Then she bore} his brother Abel. And Abel became a keeper of sheep, and Cain became a tiller of the ground.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And she proceeded forth and bare his brother Abel: And Abel became a shepherd, and Cain became a plowman.

NET Bible

Then she gave birth to his brother Abel. Abel took care of the flocks, while Cain cultivated the ground.

New Heart English Bible

Again she gave birth, to Cain's brother Abel. Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

The Emphasized Bible

And she went on to hear his brother, Abel, - and Abel became a feeder of sheep, whereas Cain, was a tiller of the round.

Webster

And she again bore his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

World English Bible

Again she gave birth, to Cain's brother Abel. Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

Youngs Literal Translation

and she addeth to bear his brother, even Abel. And Abel is feeding a flock, and Cain hath been servant of the ground.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יסף 
Yacaph 
Usage: 208

ילד 
Yalad 
Usage: 497

הבל 
hebel 
Usage: 8

הבל 
hebel 
Usage: 8

of sheep
צאון צאןo 
Tso'n 
Usage: 274

but Cain
קין 
Qayin 
Usage: 19

עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

Context Readings

Cain And Abel

1 And Adam knew Eve his wife. And she conceived and bore Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from Jehovah. 2 And she bore again, his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground. 3 And in the end of days, it happened, Cain brought to Jehovah an offering of the fruit of the ground.


Cross References

Genesis 47:3

And Pharaoh said to his brothers, What is your occupation? And they said to Pharaoh, Your servants are shepherds, both we and our fathers.

Genesis 3:23

therefore Jehovah God sent him out from the garden of Eden to till the ground from which he had been taken.

Genesis 4:25-26

And Adam knew his wife again. And she bore a son, and called his name Seth. For she said, God has appointed me another seed instead of Abel, because Cain killed him.

Genesis 9:20

And Noah began to be a husbandman. And he planted a vineyard.

Genesis 30:29-31

He said to him, You know how I have served you, and what your cattle has become with me.

Genesis 37:13

And Israel said to Joseph, Do not your brothers feed the flock in Shechem? Come, and I will send you to them. And he said to him, Here I am.

Genesis 46:32-34

And the men are shepherds, for they have been men of cattle. And they have brought their flocks and their herds and all that they have.

Exodus 3:1

And Moses kept the flock of his father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian. And he led the flock to the back side of the desert. And he came to the mountain of God, to Horeb.

Psalm 78:70-72

He also chose David His servant, and took him from the sheepfolds;

Psalm 127:3

Lo, children are the inheritance of Jehovah; the fruit of the womb is a reward.

Amos 7:15

And Jehovah took me from behind the flock, and Jehovah said to me, Go, prophesy to My people Israel.

Luke 11:51

from the blood of Abel to the blood of Zechariah, who perished between the altar and the temple. Truly I say to you, It shall be required of this generation.

John 8:44

You are of the Devil as father, and the lusts of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and did not abide in the truth because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks of his own, for he is a liar and the father of it.

1 John 3:10

In this the children of God are revealed, and the children of the Devil: everyone not practicing righteousness is not of God, also he who does not love his brother.

1 John 3:12

not as Cain who was of the evil one, and killed his brother. And for what did he kill him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother's things were righteous.

1 John 3:15

Everyone hating his brother is a murderer. And you know that no murderer has everlasting life abiding in him.

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