Parallel Verses

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,

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,

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,

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

שׁעה 
Sha`ah 
Usage: 15

הבל 
hebel 
Usage: 8

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Genesis 4:4

Context Readings

Cain And Abel

3 Later, after a while, Cain brought an offering to the LORD from the fruit that he had harvested, 4 while Abel brought the best parts of some of the firstborn from his flock. The LORD looked favorably upon Abel and his offering, 5 but he did not look favorably upon Cain and his offering.


Cross References

Hebrews 11:4

By faith Abel offered to God a better sacrifice than Cain did, and by faith he was declared to be righteous, since God himself accepted his offerings. And by faith he continues to speak, even though he is dead.

Exodus 13:12

you are to dedicate to the LORD everything that first opens the womb. All the firstborn males of your livestock belong to the LORD.

Numbers 18:17

But you are not to redeem the firstborn of a cow, sheep, or a female goat. They are holy. You are to sprinkle their blood on the altar and burn their fat for an offering made by fire, a pleasing aroma to the LORD.

Proverbs 3:9

Honor the LORD with your wealth and with the first of all your produce,

Genesis 15:17

When the sun had fully set and it was dark, a smoking fire pot and a fiery torch passed between the animal pieces.

Leviticus 3:16-17

The priest is to burn it on the altar, a food offering made by fire, a pleasing aroma. All the fat belongs to the LORD.

Leviticus 9:24

A fire came down from the LORD's presence and consumed the burnt offering on the altar as well as the fat. When the people saw it, they shouted and fell on their faces.

Numbers 16:35

After this, fire came from the LORD and incinerated the 250 men who offered the incense.

Numbers 18:12

All the best oil, wine, grain, and first fruits that they give to the LORD are to belong to you. Everyone who is clean in your household may eat it.

Judges 6:21

The angel of the LORD extended the tip of the staff that was in his hand and touched the meat and unleavened bread. Fire broke out from inside the boulder, consuming the meat and unleavened bread. Then the angel of the LORD vanished in front of him.

1 Kings 18:24

Then you can call on the name of your god, and I'll call on the name of the LORD. Let the God who answers by fire be our God!" "That's a good idea!" all the people shouted.

1 Kings 18:38

Right then the LORD's fire fell and consumed the burnt offering, the wood, the stones, the dust, and even the water that was in the trench!

1 Chronicles 21:26

built an altar to the LORD there, and presented burnt offerings and peace offerings. He called out to the LORD, and he answered him from heaven with fire on the altar of burnt offerings.

2 Chronicles 7:1

As soon as Solomon finished his prayer, fire descended from heaven and burned up the burnt offerings and sacrifices, and the glory of the LORD filled the Temple.

Psalm 20:3

May he remember all your gifts, and may he accept your burnt offerings. Interlude

Hebrews 9:22

In fact, under the Law almost everything is cleansed with blood, and without the shedding of the blood there is no forgiveness.

1 Peter 1:19-20

but with the precious blood of the Messiah, like that of a lamb without blemish or defect.

Revelation 13:8

All those who had become settled down and at home, living on the earth, will worship it, everyone whose name had not been written in the Book of Life belonging to the lamb that had been slaughtered since the foundation of the world.

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