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Commentaries for Genesis Chapter 4

The birth, employment, and religion of Cain and Abel.

When Cain was born, Eve said, I have gotten a man from the Lord...
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Cain murders Abel, The curse of Cain.

Malice in the heart ends in murder by the hands...
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The conduct of Cain, His family.

Cain cast off all fear of God, and attended no more on God's ordinances...
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Lamech and his wives, The skill of Cain's descendants.

One of Cain's wicked race is the first recorded, as having broken the law of marriage...
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The birth of another son and grandson of Adam.

Our first parents were comforted in their affliction by the birth of a son, whom they called Seth, that is, to ˜set, to ™ to ˜settled, to ™ or to ˜placed; to ™ in his seed mankind should continue to the end of time, and from him the Messiah should descend...
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