4:1 And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bore Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD.
4:1 And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bore Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD.

4:2 And she again bore his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.
4:2 And she again bore his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, 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 to the LORD.
4:3 And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering to the LORD.

4:4 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:
4:4 And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of its fat. And the LORD had respect to Abel and to his offering:

4:5 But to Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.
4:5 But to Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very angry, and his countenance fell.

4:6 And the LORD said to Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen?
4:6 And the LORD said to Cain, Why art thou angry? and why is thy countenance fallen?

4:7 If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door. And to thee {shall be} his desire, and thou shalt rule over him.
4:7 If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door. And to thee {shall be} his desire, and thou shalt rule over him.

4:8 And Cain talked with 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 talked with 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.

4:9 And the LORD said to Cain, Where {is} Abel thy brother? And he said, I know not: {Am} I my brother's keeper?
4:9 And the LORD said to Cain, Where {is} Abel thy brother? And he said, I know not: {Am} I my brother's keeper?

4:10 And he said, What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's blood crieth to me from the ground.
4:10 And he said, What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's blood crieth to me from the ground.

4:11 And now {art} thou cursed from the earth, which hath opened her mouth to receive thy brother's blood from thy hand;
4:11 And now {art} thou cursed from the earth, which hath opened her mouth to receive thy brother's blood from thy hand;

4:12 When thou tillest the ground, it shall not henceforth yield to thee its strength: A fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in the earth.
4:12 When thou tillest the ground, it shall not henceforth yield to thee its strength; a fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in the earth.

4:13 And Cain said to the LORD, My punishment {is} greater than I can bear.
4:13 And Cain said to the LORD, My punishment {is} greater than I can bear.

4:14 Behold, thou hast driven me this day from the face of the earth; and from thy face shall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it will come to pass, {that} every one that findeth me will slay me.
4:14 Behold, thou hast driven me this day from the face of the earth; and from thy face shall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass, {that} any one that findeth me shall slay me.

4:15 And the LORD said to him, Therefore whoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him seven-fold. And the lord set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him should kill him.
4:15 And the LORD said to him, Therefore whoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold. And the LORD set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him should kill him.

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

4:17 And Cain knew his wife, and she conceived, and bore Enoch: and he built a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son Enoch.
4:17 And Cain knew his wife; and she conceived, and bore Enoch: and he built a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch.

4:18 And to Enoch was born Irad: and Irad begat Mehujael: and Mehujael begat Methusael: and Methusael begat Lamech.
4:18 And to Enoch was born Irad: and Irad begat Mehujael: and Mehujael begat Methusael: and Methusael begat Lamech.

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

4:20 And Adah bore Jabal: he was the father of such as dwell in tents, and {of such as have} cattle.
4:20 And Adah bore Jabal: he was the father of such as dwell in tents, and {of such as have} cattle.

4:21 And his brother's name {was} Jubal: he was the father of all such as handle the harp and organ.
4:21 And his brother's name {was} Jubal: he was the father of all such as handle the harp and flute.

4:22 And Zillah, she also bore Tubalcain, an instructor of every artificer in brass and iron: and the sister of Tubalcain {was} Naamah.
4:22 And Zillah, she also bore Tubalcain, an instructor of every craftsman in brass and iron: and the sister of Tubalcain {was} Naamah.

4:23 And Lamech said to his wives, Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice, ye wives of Lamech, hearken to my speech: for I have slain a man to my wounding, and a young man to my hurt.
4:23 And Lamech said to his wives, Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice; ye wives of Lamech, hearken to my speech: for I have slain a man who wounded me, and a young man for hurting me.

4:24 If Cain shall be avenged seven-fold, truly Lamech seventy and seven-fold.
4:24 If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold.

4:25 And Adam knew his wife again, and she bore a son, and called his name Seth: For God, {said she}, hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.
4:25 And Adam knew his wife again; and she bore a son, and called his name Seth: For God, {said she}, hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.

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