4:1 And the man knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man with (the help of) Jehovah.
4:1 Now the man had relations with his wife Eve, and she conceived and gave birth to Cain, and she said, "I have gotten a manchild with [the help of] the LORD."

4:2 And again she bare his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.
4:2 And again, she gave birth to his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of flocks, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

4:3 And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto Jehovah.
4:3 So it came about in the course of time that Cain brought an offering to the LORD of the fruit of the ground.

4:4 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:
4:4 And 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;

4:5 but unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.
4:5 but for Cain and for his offering He had no regard. So Cain became very angry and his countenance fell.

4:6 And Jehovah said unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen?
4:6 Then the LORD said to Cain, "Why are you angry? And why has your countenance fallen?

4:7 If thou doest well, shall it not be lifted up? and if thou doest not well, sin coucheth at the door: and unto thee shall be its desire, but do thou rule over it.
4:7 "If you do well, will not [your countenance] be lifted up? And if you do not do well, sin is crouching at the door; and its desire is for you, but you must master it."

4:8 And Cain told Abel his brother. And it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him.
4:8 And Cain told Abel his brother. And it came about when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother and killed him.

4:9 And Jehovah said unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And he said, I know not: am I my brother's keeper?
4:9 Then the LORD said to Cain, "Where is Abel your brother?" And he said, "I do not know. Am I my brother's keeper?"

4:10 And he said, What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me from the ground.
4:10 And He said, "What have you done? The voice of your brother's blood is crying to Me from the ground.

4:11 And now cursed art thou from the ground, which hath opened its mouth to receive thy brother's blood from thy hand;
4:11 "And now you are cursed from the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother's blood from your hand.

4:12 when thou tillest the ground, it shall not henceforth yield unto thee its strength; a fugitive and a wanderer shalt thou be in the earth.
4:12 "When you cultivate the ground, it shall no longer yield its strength to you; you shall be a vagrant and a wanderer on the earth."

4:13 And Cain said unto Jehovah, My punishment is greater than I can bear.
4:13 And Cain said to the LORD, "My punishment is too great to bear!

4:14 Behold, thou hast driven me out this day from the face of the ground; and from thy face shall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive and a wanderer in the earth; and it will come to pass, that whosoever findeth me will slay me.
4:14 "Behold, Thou hast driven me this day from the face of the ground; and from Thy face I shall be hidden, and I shall be a vagrant and a wanderer on the earth, and it will come about that whoever finds me will kill me."

4:15 And Jehovah said unto him, Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold. And Jehovah appointed a sign for Cain, lest any finding him should smite him.
4:15 So the LORD said to him, "Therefore whoever kills Cain, vengeance will be taken on him sevenfold." And the LORD appointed a sign for Cain, lest anyone finding him should slay him.

4:16 And Cain went out from the presence of Jehovah, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.
4:16 Then Cain went out from the presence of the LORD, and settled in the land of Nod, east of Eden.

4:17 And Cain knew his wife; and she conceived, and bare Enoch: and he builded a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch.
4:17 And Cain had relations with his wife and she conceived, and gave birth to Enoch; and he built a city, and called the name of the city Enoch, after the name of his son.

4:18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: and Irad begat Mehujael: and Mehujael begat Methushael; and Methushael begat Lamech.
4:18 Now to Enoch was born Irad; and Irad became the father of Mehujael; and Mehujael became the father of Methushael; and Methushael became the father of Lamech.

4:19 And Lamech took unto him two wives: the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other Zillah.
4:19 And Lamech took to himself two wives: the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other, Zillah.

4:20 And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of such as dwell in tents and (have) cattle.
4:20 And Adah gave birth to Jabal; he was the father of those who dwell in tents and [have] livestock.

4:21 And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the father of all such as handle the harp and pipe.
4:21 And his brother's name was Jubal; he was the father of all those who play the lyre and pipe.

4:22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubal-cain, the forger of every cutting instrument of brass and iron: and the sister of Tubal-cain was Naamah.
4:22 As for Zillah, she also gave birth to Tubal-cain, the forger of all implements of bronze and iron; and the sister of Tubal-cain was Naamah.

4:23 And Lamech said unto his wives: Adah and Zillah, hear my voice; Ye wives of Lamech, hearken unto my speech: For I have slain a man for wounding me, And a young man for bruising me:
4:23 And Lamech said to his wives, "Adah and Zillah, Listen to my voice, You wives of Lamech, Give heed to my speech, For I have killed a man for wounding me; And a boy for striking me;

4:24 If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, Truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold.
4:24 If Cain is avenged sevenfold, Then Lamech seventy-sevenfold. "

4:25 And Adam knew his wife again; and she bare a son, and called his name Seth. For, (said she), God hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel; for Cain slew him.
4:25 And Adam had relations with his wife again; and she gave birth to a son, and named him Seth, for, [she said,] "God has appointed me another offspring in place of Abel; for Cain killed him."

4:26 And to Seth, to him also there was born a son; and he called his name Enosh. Then began men to call upon the name of Jehovah.
4:26 And to Seth, to him also a son was born; and he called his name Enosh. Then [men] began to call upon the name of the LORD.