Parallel Verses

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:

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

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 And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the LORD. 4 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: 5 But unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very angry, and his countenance fell.


Cross References

Hebrews 11:4

By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet speaks.

Exodus 13:12

That you shall set apart unto the LORD all that opens the womb, and every firstling that comes of a beast which you have; the males shall be the LORD'S.

Numbers 18:17

But the firstling of a cow, or the firstling of a sheep, or the firstling of a goat, you shall not redeem; they are holy: you shall sprinkle their blood upon the altar, and shall burn their fat for an offering made by fire, for a sweet aroma unto the LORD.

Proverbs 3:9

Honor the LORD with your substance, and with the firstfruits of all your increase:

Genesis 15:17

And it came to pass, that, when the sun went down, and it was dark, behold a smoking furnace, and a burning lamp that passed between those pieces.

Leviticus 3:16-17

And the priest shall burn them upon the altar: it is the food of the offering made by fire for a sweet aroma: all the fat is the LORD'S.

Leviticus 9:24

And there came a fire out from before the LORD, and consumed upon the altar the burnt offering and the fat: which when all the people saw, they shouted, and fell on their faces.

Numbers 16:35

And there came out a fire from the LORD, and consumed the two hundred and fifty men that offered incense.

Numbers 18:12

All the best of the oil, and all the best of the wine, and of the wheat, the first fruits of them which they shall offer unto the LORD, them have I given you.

Judges 6:21

Then the angel of the LORD put forth the end of the staff that was in his hand, and touched the meat and the unleavened cakes; and there rose up fire out of the rock, and consumed the meat and the unleavened cakes. Then the angel of the LORD departed out of his sight.

1 Kings 18:24

And call you on the name of your gods, and I will call on the name of the LORD: and the God that answers by fire, let him be God. And all the people answered and said, It is well spoken.

1 Kings 18:38

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

1 Chronicles 21:26

And David built there an altar unto the LORD, and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings, and called upon the LORD; and he answered him from heaven by fire upon the altar of burnt offering.

2 Chronicles 7:1

Now when Solomon had made an end of praying, the 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

Remember all your offerings, and accept your burnt sacrifice; Selah.

Hebrews 9:22

And almost all things are by the law purged with blood; and without shedding of blood is no remission.

1 Peter 1:19-20

But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot:

Revelation 13:8

And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.

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