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Forth Public Reading: B'RE'SHIT (Genesis 3:22 - 4:18)

This TORAH Portion Covers:

Expulsion from Eden, Cain and Abel, The First Murder,
Decendents of Cain and Enoch, (Hanoch).

Hebrew Bible Modern English Translation King James Bible 1611 Protestant Alternate Hebrew Translations and Commentaries
GE 3:22  And the Lord God said, Behold, the man has become like one of us, knowing good and evil; and now, what if he puts forth his hand, and takes also from the tree of life, and eats, and lives forever; GE 3:22  And the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil: and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever:
GE 3:23  And the Lord God sent him out from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from where he was taken. GE 3:23  Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken.
GE 3:24  So he drove out the man; and he placed Cherubim at the east of the garden of Eden, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to guard the way of the tree of life. GE 3:24  So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.
GE 4:1  And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bore Cain, and said, I have acquired a man from the Lord. GE 4:1  And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD.
GE 4:2  And she again bore his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground. GE 4:2  And she again bare his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.
GE 4:3  And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering to the Lord. GE 4:3  And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the LORD.
GE 4:4  And Abel also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat of it. And the Lord had respect for Abel and for his offering; GE 4:4  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:
GE 4:5  But for Cain and for his offering he did not have respect. And Cain was very angry, and his countenance fell. GE 4:5  But unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.
GE 4:6  And the Lord said to Cain, Why are you angry? and why is your countenance fallen? GE 4:6  And the LORD said unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen?
GE 4:7  If you do well, shall you not be accepted? and if you do not well, sin lies at the door. And to you shall be his desire, and yet you may rule over him. GE 4:7  If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door. And unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule over him.
GE 4:8  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. GE 4:8  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.
GE 4:9  And the Lord said to Cain, Where is Abel your brother? And he said, I know not; Am I my brother's keeper? GE 4:9  And the LORD said unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And he said, I know not: Am I my brother's keeper?
GE 4:10  And He said, What have you done? the voice of your brother's blood cries to me from the ground. GE 4:10  And he said, What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me from the ground.
GE 4:11  And now you are cursed from the earth, which has opened her mouth to receive your brother's blood from your hand; GE 4:11  And now art thou cursed from the earth, which hath opened her mouth to receive thy brother's blood from thy hand;
GE 4:12  When you till the ground, it shall not henceforth yield to you her strength; a fugitive and a wanderer shall you be in the earth. GE 4:12  When thou tillest the ground, it shall not henceforth yield unto thee her strength; a fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in the earth.
GE 4:13  And Cain said to the Lord, My punishment is greater than I can bear. GE 4:13  And Cain said unto the LORD, My punishment is greater than I can bear.
GE 4:14  Behold, you have driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and from your face shall I be hidden; and I shall be a fugitive and a wanderer in the earth; and it shall come to pass, that every one who finds me shall slay me. GE 4:14  Behold, thou hast driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and from thy face shall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass, that every one that findeth me shall slay me.
GE 4:15  And the Lord said to him, Therefore whoever slays Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold. And the Lord set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him should kill him. GE 4:15  And the LORD said unto him, Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold. And the LORD set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him should kill him.
GE 4:16  And Cain went out from the presence of the Lord, and lived in the land of Nod, in the east of Eden. GE 4:16  And Cain went out from the presence of the LORD, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.
GE 4:17  And Cain knew his wife; and she conceived, and bore Hanoch; and he built a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Hanoch. GE 4:17  And Cain knew his wife; and she conceived, and bare Enoch: and he builded a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch.
GE 4:18  And to Hanoch was born Irad; and Irad fathered Mehujael; and Mehujael fathered Methusael; and Methusael fathered Lamech. GE 4:18  And unto Enoch was born Irad: and Irad begat Mehujael: and Mehujael begat Methusael: and Methusael begat Lamech.

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