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The History Of Abel In The Bible

ā´bel ( ה בל , hebhel ; Ἄβελ , Ábel ; Westcott and Hort, The New Testament in Greek Hábel ; etymology uncertain. Some translation "a breath," "vapor," "transitoriness," which are suggestive of his brief existence and tragic end; others take it to be a variant of Jabal, yābhāl , "shepherd" or "herdman," Genesis 4:20 . Compare Assyrian ablu and Babylonian abil , "son"): The second son of Adam and Eve. The absence of the verb hārāh (Genesis 4:2; compare Genesis 4:1 ) has been taken to

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The History Of Abel In The Bible