Genesis 4:4
while Abel brought the best portions of the firstborn of his flock. And the LORD looked with favor on Abel and his offering,
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the firstlings.

Exodus 13:12
you are to present to the LORD the firstborn male of every womb. All the firstborn males of your livestock belong to the LORD.

Numbers 18:12, 17
I give you all the freshest olive oil and all the finest new wine and grain that the Israelites give to the LORD as their firstfruits. . . .

Proverbs 3:9
Honor the LORD with your wealth and with the firstfruits of all your harvest;

Hebrews 9:22
According to the Law, in fact, nearly everything must be purified with blood, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.

1 Peter 1:19, 20
but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or spot. . . .

Revelation 13:8
And all who dwell on the earth will worship the beast--all whose names have not been written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who was slain.


Leviticus 3:16, 17
Then the priest will burn the food on the altar as an offering made by fire, a pleasing aroma. All the fat is the LORD's. . . .


Genesis 15:17
When the sun had set and darkness had fallen, behold, a smoking firepot and a flaming torch appeared and passed between the halves of the carcasses.

Leviticus 9:24
Fire came out from the presence of the LORD and consumed the burnt offering and the fat portions on the altar. And when all the people saw it, they shouted for joy and fell facedown.

Numbers 16:35
And fire came forth from the LORD and consumed the 250 men who were offering the incense.

Judges 6:21
Then the Angel of the LORD extended the tip of the staff that was in His hand and touched the meat and the unleavened bread. And fire flared from the rock and consumed the meat and the unleavened bread. Then the Angel of the LORD vanished from his sight.

1 Kings 18:24, 38
Then you may call on the name of your god, and I will call on the name of the LORD. The God who answers by fire, He is God." And all the people answered, "What you say is good." . . .

1 Chronicles 21:26
And there he built an altar to the LORD and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings. He called upon the LORD, who answered him with fire from heaven on the altar of burnt offering.

2 Chronicles 7:1
When Solomon had finished praying, fire came down from heaven and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices, and the glory of the LORD filled the temple.

Psalm 20:3
May He remember all your gifts and look favorably on your burnt offerings. Selah

Hebrews 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.

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Abel, on his part also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of their fat portions. And the LORD had regard for Abel and for his offering;

King James Bible
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:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And Abel also presented an offering--some of the firstborn of his flock and their fat portions. The LORD had regard for Abel and his offering,

International Standard Version
while Abel brought the best parts of some of the firstborn from his flock. The LORD looked favorably upon Abel and his offering,

NET Bible
But Abel brought some of the firstborn of his flock--even the fattest of them. And the LORD was pleased with Abel and his offering,
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