20 Adam[a] named his wife Eve,[b](A) because she would become the mother of all the living.

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  1. Genesis 3:20 Or The man
  2. Genesis 3:20 Eve probably means living.

Cain and Abel

Adam[a] made love to his wife(A) Eve,(B) and she became pregnant and gave birth to Cain.[b](C) She said, “With the help of the Lord I have brought forth[c] a man.”

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  1. Genesis 4:1 Or The man
  2. Genesis 4:1 Cain sounds like the Hebrew for brought forth or acquired.
  3. Genesis 4:1 Or have acquired