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Abel,

in the Bible, son of Adam and Eve, a shepherd, killed by his older brother, Cain; in the Gospel of St. Matthew, mentioned as the first martyr.

Abel,

in the Bible. 1 Ostensibly a place name. The RSV text does not give the name. 2 See Abel-beth-maachahAbel-beth-maachah
, town, ancient Palestine, the modern Tel Abil (Israel), S of Metulla. In the Bible, it was attacked by Behadad and taken by Tiglathpileser.
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Abel

 

a biblical mythological character, the second son of Adam and Eve; a shepherd. His older brother Cain, a tiller of the soil, killed him in a jealous rage when Yahweh preferred Abel’s sacrifice. In the Judaeo-Christian tradition Abel is the image of a meek and innocent victim of cruelty.

Abel

Old Testament the second son of Adam and Eve, a shepherd, murdered by his brother Cain (Genesis 4:1--8)
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