Genesis 4:2
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3254 [e]וַתֹּ֣סֶף
wat-tō-sep̄
And she againConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3fs
3205 [e]לָלֶ֔דֶת
lā-le-ḏeṯ,
bore [this time]Prep-l | V-Qal-Inf
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
251 [e]אָחִ֖יו
’ā-ḥîw
his brotherN-msc | 3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
1893 [e]הָ֑בֶל
hā-ḇel;
AbelN-proper-ms
1961 [e]וַֽיְהִי־
way-hî-
And wasConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
1893 [e]הֶ֙בֶל֙
he-ḇel
AbelN-proper-ms
7462 [e]רֹ֣עֵה
rō-‘êh
a keeperV-Qal-Prtcpl-msc
6629 [e]צֹ֔אן
ṣōn,
of sheepN-cs
7014 [e]וְקַ֕יִן
wə-qa-yin
but CainConj-w | N-proper-ms
1961 [e]הָיָ֖ה
hā-yāh
wasV-Qal-Perf-3ms
5647 [e]עֹבֵ֥ד
‘ō-ḇêḏ
a tillerV-Qal-Prtcpl-msc
127 [e]אֲדָמָֽה׃
’ă-ḏā-māh.
of the groundN-fs









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 4:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַתֹּ֣סֶף לָלֶ֔דֶת אֶת־אָחִ֖יו אֶת־הָ֑בֶל וַֽיְהִי־הֶ֙בֶל֙ רֹ֣עֵה צֹ֔אן וְקַ֕יִן הָיָ֖ה עֹבֵ֥ד אֲדָמָֽה׃

בראשית 4:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ותסף ללדת את־אחיו את־הבל ויהי־הבל רעה צאן וקין היה עבד אדמה׃

בראשית 4:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ותסף ללדת את־אחיו את־הבל ויהי־הבל רעה צאן וקין היה עבד אדמה׃

בראשית 4:2 Hebrew Bible
ותסף ללדת את אחיו את הבל ויהי הבל רעה צאן וקין היה עבד אדמה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Again, she gave birth to his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of flocks, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

King James Bible
And she again bare his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then she also gave birth to his brother Abel. Now Abel became a shepherd of flocks, but Cain worked the ground.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Abel. Heb. Hebel. And Abel.

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a keeper. Heb. a feeder.

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tiller.

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