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Now the man had marital relations with his wife Eve, and she became pregnant and gave birth to Cain. Then she said, "I have created a man just as the LORD did!"

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

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At the designated time Cain brought some of the fruit of the ground for an offering to the LORD.

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but with Cain and his offering he was not pleased. So Cain became very angry, and his expression was downcast.

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Then the LORD said to Cain, "Why are you angry, and why is your expression downcast?

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Is it not true that if you do what is right, you will be fine? But if you do not do what is right, sin is crouching at the door. It desires to dominate you, but you must subdue it."

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Cain said to his brother Abel, "Let's go out to the field." While they were in the field, Cain attacked his brother Abel and killed him.

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Then the LORD said to Cain, "Where is your brother Abel?" And he replied, "I don't know! Am I my brother's guardian?"

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But the LORD said, "What have you done? The voice of your brother's blood is crying out to me from the ground!

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But the LORD said to him, "All right then, if anyone kills Cain, Cain will be avenged seven times as much." Then the LORD put a special mark on Cain so that no one who found him would strike him down.

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So Cain went out from the presence of the LORD and lived in the land of Nod, east of Eden.

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Cain had marital relations with his wife, and she became pregnant and gave birth to Enoch. Cain was building a city, and he named the city after his son Enoch.

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To Enoch was born Irad, and Irad was the father of Mehujael. Mehujael was the father of Methushael, and Methushael was the father of Lamech.

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Lamech took two wives for himself; the name of the first was Adah, and the name of the second was Zillah.

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And Adam had marital relations with his wife again, and she gave birth to a son. She named him Seth, saying, "God has given me another child in place of Abel because Cain killed him."

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And a son was also born to Seth, whom he named Enosh. At that time people began to worship the LORD.
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