Genesis 4:2
Good News Translation
Later she gave birth to another son, Abel. Abel became a shepherd, but Cain was a farmer.

Contemporary English Version
Later she had another son and named him Abel. Abel became a sheep farmer, but Cain farmed the land.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And again she brought forth his brother Abel. And Abel was a shepherd, and Cain a husbandman.

New American Bible
Next she gave birth to his brother Abel. Abel became a herder of flocks, and Cain a tiller of the ground.

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And again she brought forth his brother Abel. And Abel was a shepherd, and Cain a husbandman.

Abel.

Genesis 30:29-31 But he answered: Thou knowest how I have served thee, and how great thy possession hath been in my hands. . . .

Genesis 37:13 Israel said to him: Thy brethren feed the sheep in Sichem: come, I will send thee to them. And when he answered:

Genesis 46:32-34 And the men are shepherds, and their occupation is to feed cattle; their flocks, and herds, and all they have, they have brought with them. . . .

Genesis 47:3 And he asked them: What is your occupation? They answered: We, thy servants, are shepherds, both we and our fathers.

Exodus 3:1 Now Moses fed the sheep of Jethro, his father in law, the priest of Madian: and he drove the flock to the inner parts of the desert, and came to the mountain of God, Horeb.

Psalm 78:70-72 And he chose his servant David, and took him from the flocks of sheep: he brought him from following the ewes great with young, . . .

Amos 7:15 And Amos answered and said to Amasias: I am not a prophet, nor am I the son of a prophet: but I am a herdsman plucking wild figs.

a keeper.

Genesis 4:25,26 Adam also knew his wife again: and she brought forth a son, and called his name Seth, saying: God hath given me another seed for Abel, whom Cain slew. . . .

Psalm 127:3 Behold the inheritance of the Lord are children: the reward, the fruit of the womb.

John 8:44 You are of your father the devil: and the desires of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning: and he stood not in the truth, because truth is not in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father thereof.

1 John 3:10,12,15 In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the devil. Whosoever is not just is not of God, or he that loveth not his brother. . . .

tiller.

Genesis 3:23 And the Lord God sent him out of the paradise of pleasure, to till the earth from which he was taken.

Genesis 9:20 And Noe a husbandman began to till the ground, and planted a vineyard.

Context
Cain and Abel
1And Adam knew Eve his wife; who conceived and brought forth Cain, saying: I have gotten a man through God. 2And again she brought forth his brother Abel. And Abel was a shepherd, and Cain a husbandman.3And it came to pass after many days, that Cain offered, of the fruits of the earth, gifts to the Lord.…
Cross References
Luke 11:50
That the blood of all the prophets which was shed from the foundation of the world may be required of this generation,

Luke 11:51
From the blood of Abel unto the blood of Zacharias, who was slain between the altar and the temple. Yea I say to you: It shall be required of this generation.

Genesis 4:1
And Adam knew Eve his wife; who conceived and brought forth Cain, saying: I have gotten a man through God.

Genesis 4:3
And it came to pass after many days, that Cain offered, of the fruits of the earth, gifts to the Lord.

Genesis 46:32
And the men are shepherds, and their occupation is to feed cattle; their flocks, and herds, and all they have, they have brought with them.

Genesis 47:3
And he asked them: What is your occupation? They answered: We, thy servants, are shepherds, both we and our fathers.

Additional Translations
Later she gave birth to Cain’s brother Abel. Now Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the soil.And she again bore his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

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

And she again bore his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

And she further bore his brother Abel. And Abel was a shepherd, but Cain was a husbandman.

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

And she again bore his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

Again she gave birth, to Cain's brother Abel. Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

and she addeth to bear his brother, even Abel. And Abel is feeding a flock, and Cain hath been servant of the ground.
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