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Abel kept flocks in the meadow.


  • Abel was the second born son of Adam and Eve. - 2
  • Abel's older brother was called Cain. - 3
  • Cain's younger brother was called Abel. - 96
  • While they were in the field, Cain attacked his brother Abel and killed him. - 97
  Key words: Abel, Adam-And-Eve, Cain, Meadow, Name, Palestine  

  Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)  

Question: What was Abel's occupation?
  Answer: Abel was a keeper of sheep. - 37
  Reference: Genesis 4:2b

Question: What did Abel offer to the Lord?
  Answer: Abel brought an offering of the firstborn of his flock. - 40
  Reference: Genesis 4:4a

Question: Who killed Abel?
  Answer: Cain rose up against Abel his brother and killed him. - 41
  Reference: Genesis 4:8

Question: What is a name?
  Answer: A name is a title or label given to someone to personally identify them individually.
  Note: A persons name may reflect their family, reputation, personality, or job. - 210


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And she again bare his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.
And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the LORD.
And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the LORD had respect unto Abel and to his offering:
But unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.   Genesis 4:2-5 


And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him.
And the LORD said unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And he said, I know not: Am I my brother's keeper?
And he said, What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's  blood crieth unto me from the ground.   Genesis 4:8-10 


And Adam knew his wife again; and she bare a son, and called his name Seth: For  God, said she, hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.   Genesis 4:25 


And when the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites, saw the mourning in the floor of Atad, they said, This is a grievous mourning to the Egyptians: wherefore the name of it was called Abelmizraim, which is beyond Jordan.   Genesis 50:11 


And they pitched by Jordan, from Bethjesimoth even unto Abelshittim in the plains of Moab.   Numbers 33:49 


And the three hundred blew the trumpets, and the LORD set every man's  sword against his fellow, even throughout all the host: and the host fled to Bethshittah in Zererath, and to the border of Abelmeholah, unto Tabbath.   Judges 7:22 


And the  golden mice, according to the number of all the cities of the Philistines belonging to the five lords, both of fenced cities, and of country villages, even unto the great stone of Abel, whereon they set down the ark of the LORD: which stone remaineth unto this day in the field of Joshua, the Bethshemite.   1 Samuel 6:18 


And he went through all the tribes of Israel unto Abel, and to Bethmaachah, and all the Berites: and they were gathered together, and went also after him.
And they came and besieged him in Abel of Bethmaachah, and they cast up a bank against the city, and it stood in the trench: and all the people that were with Joab battered the wall, to throw it down.   2 Samuel 20:14, 15 


Then she spake, saying, They were wont to speak in old time, saying, They shall surely ask counsel at Abel: and so they ended the matter.   2 Samuel 20:18 


Baana the son of Ahilud; to him pertained Taanach and Megiddo, and all Bethshean, which is by Zartanah beneath Jezreel, from Bethshean to Abelmeholah, even unto the place that is beyond Jokneam:
The son of Geber, in Ramothgilead; to him pertained the towns of Jair the son of Manasseh, which are in Gilead; to him also pertained the region of Argob, which is in Bashan, threescore great cities with walls and brazen bars:
Ahinadab the son of Iddo had Mahanaim:
Ahimaaz was in Naphtali; he also took Basmath the daughter of Solomon to wife:
Baanah the son of Hushai was in Asher and in Aloth:
Jehoshaphat the son of Paruah, in Issachar:
Shimei the son of Elah, in Benjamin:
Geber the son of Uri was in the country of Gilead, in the country of Sihon king of the Amorites, and of Og king of Bashan; and he was the only officer which was in the land.   1 Kings 4:12-19 


So Benhadad hearkened unto king Asa, and sent the captains of the hosts which he had against the cities of Israel, and smote Ijon, and Dan, and Abelbethmaachah, and all Cinneroth, with all the land of Naphtali.   1 Kings 15:20 


And Jehu the son of Nimshi shalt thou anoint to be king over Israel: and Elisha the son of Shaphat of Abelmeholah shalt thou anoint to be prophet in thy room.   1 Kings 19:16 


In the days of Pekah king of Israel came Tiglathpileser king of Assyria, and took Ijon, and Abelbethmaachah, and Janoah, and Kedesh, and Hazor, and Gilead, and Galilee, all the land of Naphtali, and carried them captive to Assyria.   2 Kings 15:29 


And Benhadad hearkened unto king Asa, and sent the captains of his armies against the cities of Israel; and they smote Ijon, and Dan, and Abelmaim, and all the store cities of Naphtali.   2 Chronicles 16:4 


That upon you may come all the righteous  blood shed upon the earth, from the  blood of righteous Abel unto the  blood of Zacharias son of Barachias, whom ye slew between the temple and the altar.   Matthew 23:35 


From the  blood of Abel unto the  blood of Zacharias which perished between the altar and the temple: verily I say unto you, It shall be required of this generation.   Luke 11:51 


By faith Abel offered unto  God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous,  God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet speaketh.   Hebrews 11:4 


And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the  blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things that that of Abel.   Hebrews 12:24 




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