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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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It was a wine-and-cheese kind of place, and they needed something that would fit in with wine and cheese," Abel said.
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3) Both Cain and Abel gave sacrificial gifts to God and Abel's was accepted above that of Cain.
4) And lo, when they were in the field, Cain's field, with grain to be protected, Abel came with his sheep or goats to graze on the fields of Cain.
As the time to move drew near, Abel grew increasingly uneasy.
Convinced that all his "misery" resulted from "disobedience" to his "maker" in refusing to leave for Ohio, Abel rejected the contrary pleas of his mother and again decided to go.
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