A Mixture of Historical Fiction with Historical Narrative Based on God's Word (Aʹbel) [possibly, Exhalation; Vanity]. The second son of Adam and his wife Eve, and the younger brother of their firstborn son, Cain. (Ge 4:2) The absence of the verb harah (Ge 4:2; compare verse Ge 1:1-31) has been taken to imply, perhaps truly, that Cain... Continue Reading →
Genesis 4:15 BDC: – How did God “put a mark on Cain”?
Genesis 4:15 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 15 So Jehovah said to him, “Therefore whoever kills Cain, vengeance will be taken on him sevenfold.” And Jehovah put a mark on Cain, so that no one finding him would slay him. The Hebrew for “a mark” is (ʾôt sign), which has a semantic range that is very broad, can... Continue Reading →
Genesis 4:8, 12-13 BDC: Why did Cain not receive capital punishment for the murder he committed?
Genesis 4:8 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 8 Cain said to Abel his brother. “Let us go out into the field.” And it came about when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother and killed him.  Genesis 4:8: SP LXX It Syr inserts these bracketed words; Vg, “Let us go outdoors”; MT... Continue Reading →