Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Abel, on his part also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of their fat portions And the LORD had regard for Abel and for his offering;

King James Version

And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the LORD had respect unto Abel and to his offering:

Holman Bible

And Abel also presented [an offering]-some of the firstborn of his flock and their fat portions. The Lord had regard for Abel and his offering,

International Standard Version

while Abel brought the best parts of some of the firstborn from his flock. The LORD looked favorably upon Abel and his offering,

A Conservative Version

And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat of it. And LORD had respect to Abel and to his offering,

American Standard Version

And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. And Jehovah had respect unto Abel and to his offering:

Amplified

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

Bible in Basic English

And Abel gave an offering of the young lambs of his flock and of their fat. And the Lord was pleased with Abel's offering;

Darby Translation

And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock, and of their fat. And Jehovah looked upon Abel, and on his offering;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Abel, he also brought of the firstborn of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the LORD looked upon Abel and his present,

Julia Smith Translation

And Abel, he also brought in the first-born of his sheep, and their fat. And Jehovah will look to Abel and to his gift

King James 2000

And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the LORD had respect unto Abel and to his offering:

Lexham Expanded Bible

and Abel also brought [an offering] from {the choicest firstlings of his flock}. And Yahweh looked with favor to Abel and to his offering,

Modern King James verseion

And Abel also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat of it. And Jehovah had respect to Abel and to his offering,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Abel, he brought also of the firstlings of his sheep and of the fat of them. And the LORD looked unto Abel and to his offering:

NET Bible

But Abel brought some of the firstborn of his flock -- even the fattest of them. And the Lord was pleased with Abel and his offering,

New Heart English Bible

Abel also brought some of the firstborn of his flock and of its fat. The LORD respected Abel and his offering,

New simplified Bible

But Abel brought fat portions from some of the firstborn (firstlings) of his flock. Jehovah looked with favor on Abel and his offering.

The Emphasized Bible

Abel, also, even, he, brought in of the firstlings of his sheep, and of their fat, and Yahweh approved of Abel and of his present;

Webster

And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock, and of the fat thereof. And the LORD had respect to Abel, and to his offering:

World English Bible

Abel also brought some of the firstborn of his flock and of its fat. Yahweh respected Abel and his offering,

Youngs Literal Translation

and Abel, he hath brought, he also, from the female firstlings of his flock, even from their fat ones; and Jehovah looketh unto Abel and unto his present,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
הבל 
hebel 
Usage: 8

he
היא הוּא 
Huw' 
Usage: 1716


come , bring , ... in , enter , go , carry , ...down , pass , ...out ,
Usage: 0

of the firstlings
בּכרה בּכורה 
B@kowrah 
Usage: 15

of his flock
צאון צאןo 
Tso'n 
Usage: 274

and of the fat
חלב חלב 
Cheleb 
Usage: 92


Usage: 0

שׁעה 
Sha`ah 
Usage: 15

הבל 
hebel 
Usage: 8

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Genesis 4:4

Context Readings

Cain And Abel

3 So it came about in the course of time that Cain brought an offering to the LORD of the fruit of the ground. 4 Abel, on his part also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of their fat portions And the LORD had regard for Abel and for his offering; 5 but for Cain and for his offering He had no regard So Cain became very angry and his countenance fell.


Cross References

Hebrews 11:4

By faith Abel offered to God a better sacrifice than Cain, through which he obtained the testimony that he was righteous, God testifying about his gifts, and through faith, though he is dead, he still speaks.

Exodus 13:12

you shall devote to the LORD the first offspring of every womb, and the first offspring of every beast that you own; the males belong to the LORD.

Numbers 18:17

"But the firstborn of an ox or the firstborn of a sheep or the firstborn of a goat, you shall not redeem; they are holy You shall sprinkle their blood on the altar and shall offer up their fat in smoke as an offering by fire, for a soothing aroma to the LORD.

Proverbs 3:9

Honor the LORD from your wealth And from the first of all your produce;

Genesis 15:17

It came about when the sun had set, that it was very dark, and behold, there appeared a smoking oven and a flaming torch which passed between these pieces.

Leviticus 3:16-17

'The priest shall offer them up in smoke on the altar as food, an offering by fire for a soothing aroma; all fat is the LORD'S.

Leviticus 9:24

Then fire came out from before the LORD and consumed the burnt offering and the portions of fat on the altar; and when all the people saw it, they shouted and fell on their faces.

Numbers 16:35

Fire also came forth from the LORD and consumed the two hundred and fifty men who were offering the incense.

Numbers 18:12

"All the best of the fresh oil and all the best of the fresh wine and of the grain, the first fruits of those which they give to the LORD, I give them to you.

Judges 6:21

Then the angel of the LORD put out the end of the staff that was in his hand and touched the meat and the unleavened bread; and fire sprang up from the rock and consumed the meat and the unleavened bread. Then the angel of the LORD vanished from his sight.

1 Kings 18:24

"Then you call on the name of your god, and I will call on the name of the LORD, and the God who answers by fire, He is God." And all the people said, "That is a good idea."

1 Kings 18:38

Then the fire of the LORD fell and consumed the burnt offering and the wood and the stones and the dust, and licked up the water that was in the trench.

1 Chronicles 21:26

Then David built an altar to the LORD there and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings. And he called to the LORD and He answered him with fire from heaven on the altar of burnt offering.

2 Chronicles 7:1

Now when Solomon had finished praying, fire came down from heaven and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices, and the glory of the LORD filled the house.

Psalm 20:3

May He remember all your meal offerings And find your burnt offering acceptable! Selah.

Hebrews 9:22

And according to the Law, one may almost say, all things are cleansed with blood, and without shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.

1 Peter 1:19-20

but with precious blood, as of a lamb unblemished and spotless, the blood of Christ.

Revelation 13:8

All who dwell on the earth will worship him, everyone whose name has not been written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who has been slain.



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