Bible Verse Quotes on Abel And Cain

Always check the context of a verse. The context of a verse might put a very different slant on what the verse seems to say.


1

‭‭Hebrews‬ ‭11:4‬ ‭

"It was by faith that Abel brought a more acceptable offering to God than Cain did. Abel’s offering gave evidence that he was a righteous man, and God showed his approval of his gifts. Although Abel is long dead, he still speaks to us by his example of faith."
“It was by faith that Abel brought a more acceptable offering to God than Cain did. Abel’s offering gave evidence that he was a righteous man, and God showed his approval of his gifts. Although Abel is long dead, he still speaks to us by his example of faith.”


2

‭‭Jude‬ ‭1:11‬

"What sorrow awaits them! For they follow in the footsteps of Cain, who killed his brother. Like Balaam, they deceive people for money. And like Korah, they perish in their rebellion."
“What sorrow awaits them! For they follow in the footsteps of Cain, who killed his brother. Like Balaam, they deceive people for money. And like Korah, they perish in their rebellion.”


3

‭‭Matthew‬ ‭23:35‬ ‭

"As a result, you will be held responsible for the murder of all godly people of all time—from the murder of righteous Abel to the murder of Zechariah son of Berekiah, whom you killed in the Temple between the sanctuary and the altar."
“As a result, you will be held responsible for the murder of all godly people of all time—from the murder of righteous Abel to the murder of Zechariah son of Berekiah, whom you killed in the Temple between the sanctuary and the altar.”


4

‭‭Genesis‬ ‭4:25‬

"Adam had sexual relations with his wife again, and she gave birth to another son. She named him Seth, for she said, “God has granted me another son in place of Abel, whom Cain killed.”
“Adam had sexual relations with his wife again, and she gave birth to another son. She named him Seth, for she said, “God has granted me another son in place of Abel, whom Cain killed.”


5

‭‭1 John‬ ‭3:12‬ ‭

"We must not be like Cain, who belonged to the evil one and killed his brother. And why did he kill him? Because Cain had been doing what was evil, and his brother had been doing what was righteous."
“We must not be like Cain, who belonged to the evil one and killed his brother. And why did he kill him? Because Cain had been doing what was evil, and his brother had been doing what was righteous.”


6

‭‭Luke‬ ‭11:51‬

"from the murder of Abel to the murder of Zechariah, who was killed between the altar and the sanctuary. Yes, it will certainly be charged against this generation."
“from the murder of Abel to the murder of Zechariah, who was killed between the altar and the sanctuary. Yes, it will certainly be charged against this generation.”


7

‭‭Hebrews‬ ‭12:24‬

"You have come to Jesus, the one who mediates the new covenant between God and people, and to the sprinkled blood, which speaks of forgiveness instead of crying out for vengeance like the blood of Abel."
“You have come to Jesus, the one who mediates the new covenant between God and people, and to the sprinkled blood, which speaks of forgiveness instead of crying out for vengeance like the blood of Abel.”


8

‭‭Genesis‬ ‭4:1‬ ‭

"Now Adam had sexual relations with his wife, Eve, and she became pregnant. When she gave birth to Cain, she said, “With the Lord’s help, I have produced a man!”
“Now Adam had sexual relations with his wife, Eve, and she became pregnant. When she gave birth to Cain, she said, “With the Lord’s help, I have produced a man!”


9

‭‭Genesis‬ ‭4:8‬ ‭

"One day Cain suggested to his brother, “Let’s go out into the fields.” And while they were in the field, Cain attacked his brother, Abel, and killed him."
“One day Cain suggested to his brother, “Let’s go out into the fields.” And while they were in the field, Cain attacked his brother, Abel, and killed him.”


10

‭‭1 John‬ ‭3:15‬ ‭

"Anyone who hates another brother or sister is really a murderer at heart. And you know that murderers don’t have eternal life within them."
“Anyone who hates another brother or sister is really a murderer at heart. And you know that murderers don’t have eternal life within them.”


11

‭‭Genesis‬ ‭4:17‬ ‭

"Cain had sexual relations with his wife, and she became pregnant and gave birth to Enoch. Then Cain founded a city, which he named Enoch, after his son."
“Cain had sexual relations with his wife, and she became pregnant and gave birth to Enoch. Then Cain founded a city, which he named Enoch, after his son.”


12

‭‭Genesis‬ ‭4:15‬ ‭

"The Lord replied, “No, for I will give a sevenfold punishment to anyone who kills you.” Then the Lord put a mark on Cain to warn anyone who might try to kill him."
“The Lord replied, “No, for I will give a sevenfold punishment to anyone who kills you.” Then the Lord put a mark on Cain to warn anyone who might try to kill him.”


13

‭‭Genesis‬ ‭4:24‬ ‭

"If someone who kills Cain is punished seven times, then the one who kills me will be punished seventy-seven times!”
“If someone who kills Cain is punished seven times, then the one who kills me will be punished seventy-seven times!”


14

‭‭Genesis‬ ‭4:10‬ ‭

"But the Lord said, “What have you done? Listen! Your brother’s blood cries out to me from the ground!"
“But the Lord said, “What have you done? Listen! Your brother’s blood cries out to me from the ground!”


15

‭‭Genesis‬ ‭4:3‬

"When it was time for the harvest, Cain presented some of his crops as a gift to the Lord."
“When it was time for the harvest, Cain presented some of his crops as a gift to the Lord.”


16

‭‭Genesis‬ ‭4:9‬

"Afterward the Lord asked Cain, “Where is your brother? Where is Abel?” “I don’t know,” Cain responded. “Am I my brother’s guardian?”
“Afterward the Lord asked Cain, “Where is your brother? Where is Abel?” “I don’t know,” Cain responded. “Am I my brother’s guardian?”


17

‭‭Genesis‬ ‭4:4‬ ‭

"Abel also brought a gift—the best portions of the firstborn lambs from his flock. The Lord accepted Abel and his gift,"
“Abel also brought a gift—the best portions of the firstborn lambs from his flock. The Lord accepted Abel and his gift,”


18

‭‭Genesis‬ ‭4:13‬ ‭

"Cain replied to the Lord, “My punishment is too great for me to bear!"
“Cain replied to the Lord, “My punishment is too great for me to bear!”


19

‭‭Genesis‬ ‭4:12‬ ‭

"No longer will the ground yield good crops for you, no matter how hard you work! From now on you will be a homeless wanderer on the earth.”
“No longer will the ground yield good crops for you, no matter how hard you work! From now on you will be a homeless wanderer on the earth.”


20

‭‭Genesis‬ ‭4:2‬ ‭

"Later she gave birth to his brother and named him Abel. When they grew up, Abel became a shepherd, while Cain cultivated the ground."
“Later she gave birth to his brother and named him Abel. When they grew up, Abel became a shepherd, while Cain cultivated the ground.”

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