while Abel brought the best portions of the firstborn of his flock. And the LORD looked with favor on Abel and his offering,
Cross ReferencesHebrews 11:4
By faith Abel offered God a better sacrifice than Cain did. By faith he was commended as righteous when God gave approval to his gifts. And by faith he still speaks, even though he is dead.
So in the course of time, Cain brought some of the fruit of the soil as an offering to the LORD,
Then Moses became very angry and said to the LORD, "Do not regard their offering. I have not taken one donkey from them or mistreated a single one of them."
1 Samuel 15:22
But Samuel declared: "Does the LORD delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as much as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, obedience is better than sacrifice, and attentiveness is better than the fat of rams.
Chapter Outline1. The birth, occupation, and offerings of Cain and Abel.
8. Cain murders his brother Abel.
11. The curse of Cain.
17. Has a son called Enoch, and builds a city, which he calls after his name.
18. His descendants, with Lamech and his two wives.
25. The birth of Seth,
26. and Enos.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Numbers 18:12, 17
1 Peter 1:19, 20
Leviticus 3:16, 17
1 Kings 18:24, 38
1 Chronicles 21:26
2 Chronicles 7:1
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