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Cain (Qayin) and Abel (Hebel)...
1.  And Adam knew Hawwah his wife, and she conceived and bore Qayin, and said, `I have gained a man from YHWH.`
2.  And again, she gave birth to his brother Hebel. And Hebel became a keeper of sheep, but Qayin became a tiller of the ground.
3.  And it came to be, in the course of time, that Qayin brought an offering of the fruit of the ground to YHWH.
4.  And Hebel also brought of the first-born of his flock and of their fat. And YHWH looked to Hebel and his offering,
5.  but He did not look to Qayin and his offering. And Qayin was very wroth, and his face fell.
6.  And YHWH said to Qayin, 'Why are you wroth? And why is your face fallen?
7.  'If you do well, is there not acceptance? And if you do not do well, sin is crouching at the door. And its desire is for you, but you should master it.'
8.  And Qayin told Hebel his brother. And it came to be when they were in the field, that Qayin rose up against Hebel his brother and killed him.
9.  And YHWH said to Qayin, 'Where is Hebel your brother?' And he said, 'I do not know. Am I my brother's guard?'
10.  And He said, 'What have you done? The voice of your brother's blood cries out to Me from the ground.
11.  'And now you are cursed from the earth, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother's blood from your hand.
12.  'If you till the ground, it shall no longer yield its strength to you. You shall be a fugitive and a wanderer on the earth.'
13.  And Qayin said to YHWH, 'My punishment is too great to bear!
14.  'See, You have driven me from the face of the ground today, and I am hidden from Your face. I shall be a fugitive and a wanderer on the earth, and it shall be that anyone who finds me kills me.'
15.  And YHWH said to him, 'Well, if anyone kills Qayin, vengeance is taken on him sevenfold.' And YHWH set up a sign for Qayin, lest anyone finding him kills him.
16.  So Qayin went out from the presence of YHWH and dwelt in the land of Nod on the east of Eden.
17.  And Qayin knew his wife, and she conceived and bore Hanok. And he built a city, and called the name of the city after the name of his son, Hanok. TR Team Notes
18.  And to Hanok was born Irad. And Irad brought forth Mehuya'el, and Mehuya'el brought forth Methusa'el, and Methusa'el brought forth Lemek.
19.  And Lemek took for himself two wives, the name of one was Adah, and the name of the second was Tsillah.
20.  And Adah bore Yabal. He was the father of those who dwell in tents, with livestock.
21.  And his brother's name was Yubal. He was the father of all those who play the lyre and flute.
22.  As for Tsillah, she also bore Tubal-Qayin, a smith of all kinds of tools in bronze and iron. And the sister of Tubal-Qayin was Na'amah.
23.  And Lemek said to his wives, 'Adah and Tsillah, hear my voice! Wives of Lemek, listen to my words! For I have killed a man for wounding me, even a young man for hurting me.
24.  'For Qayin is avenged sevenfold, and Lemek seventy-sevenfold.'
25.  And Adam knew his wife again, and she bore a son and called his name Sheth, 'For Elohim has appointed me another seed instead of Hebel, because Qayin had slain him.' TR Team Notes
26.  And to Sheth, to him also a son was born. And he called his name Enosh. Then it was begun to call on the Name of YHWH.
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