and Abel also brought of (A)the firstborn of his flock and of their fat portions. And the Lord (B)had regard for Abel and his offering,

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Cain spoke to Abel his brother.[a] And when they were in the field, Cain rose up against his brother Abel and (A)killed him.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 4:8 Hebrew; Samaritan, Septuagint, Syriac, Vulgate add Let us go out to the field

By faith (A)Abel offered to God (B)a more acceptable sacrifice than Cain, through which he was commended as righteous, God commending him by accepting his gifts. And (C)through his faith, though he died, he (D)still speaks.

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12 We should not be like (A)Cain, who was of the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? (B)Because his own deeds were evil and his brother's righteous.

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