Cain

Cain Scripture - Genesis 4:24

If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold....

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Cain Scripture - 1 John 3:12

Not as Cain, [who] was of that wicked one, and slew his brother. And wherefore slew he him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother's righteous....

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Cain in Wikipedia

In the Hebrew Bible, Cain and Abel (Hebrew: קין ,הבל, Qayin, Hevel)[1] are two sons of Adam and Eve. The Qur'an also contains this story, with the names Qabil and Habil.[2] In the Greek New Testament, Cain is referred to as εκ του πονηρου. [3] In at least one translation this is rendered "from the evil one"[4], while others have "of the evil o...

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Cain Scripture - Genesis 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....

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Cain in Easton's Bible Dictionary

a possession; a spear. (1.) The first-born son of Adam and Eve (Gen. 4). He became a tiller of the ground, as his brother Abel followed the pursuits of pastoral life. He was "a sullen, self-willed, haughty, vindictive man; wanting the religious element in his character, and defiant even in his attitude towards God." It came to pass "in pr...

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Cain in Fausset's Bible Dictionary

(acquired). For Eve said, "I have gotten a man from (or with the help of) Jehovah." She recognized this gift of Jehovah, though accompanied with the foretold "sorrow" of conception, as a first step toward fulfilling the promise of the Redeemer, "the seed of the woman" (Genesis 3:15). Cain, her supposed acquisition, proved a deadly loss. Parent...

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Cain in Naves Topical Bible

1. Son of Adam Ge 4:1 Jealousy and crime of Ge 4:3-15; Heb 11:4; 1Jo 3:12; Jude 1:11 Sojourns in the land of Nod Ge 4:16 Children and descendants of Ge 4:17,18 -2. A city of Judah Jos 15:57...

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Cain in Smiths Bible Dictionary

(possession). Gen. 4. He was the eldest son of Adam and Eve; he followed the business of agriculture. In a fit of jealousy, roused by the rejection of his own sacrifice and the acceptance of Abel's, he committed the crime of murder, for which he was expelled from Eden, and led the life of an exile. He settled in the land of Nod, and built a ci...

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Cain in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE

kan (qayin, "spear" or "smith," resembling in sound the root qanah, "get," "acquire," Gen 4:1 the Revised Version, margin, but not necessarily derived from that root; Septuagint Kain): 1. The Scripture Narrative: (1) In Gen 4:1-24 Cain is the first son of Adam and Eve. His birth is hailed as a manifestation of Yahweh's help. He becomes "a till...

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