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Cain Murders Abel

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Aside from an account of their birth, their bringing an offering to G‑d, and Cain’s horrifying murder of Abel, the Torah’s description of their lives is brief and cryptic.
Part of what makes this so shocking is that it seems to come out of nowhere.
Apparently, sibling rivalry is as old as siblings themselves. Consider Cain and Abel. You have to wonder how Cain, reared by parents who spoke to G-d Himself, went so extremely off the rails and murdered his own brother!
The story of Cain and Abel gives us incredible insight into human nature and a fatal flaw that many of us share called “overachievement.” Cain is the classic overachiever. He tries to reach for the best, but ends up with the worst.
Hashem drives Adam and Chavah out of the garden
Chp. 3 verse 22 - Chp. 4 verse 18: Hashem drives them out of the garden. He places a fiery angel at the entrance to guard it. Chp. 4 begins with Chavah giveing birth to Kayin and Hevel. They both bring offerings to G-d, but only Hevel's is accepted. Kayin...
Cain and Abel, Cain’s Jealousy, Cain’s Warned, The Murder of Abel, Cain’s Punishment, Cain’s Repentance, Cain’s Children, Cain’s Death
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