Genesis 4:2

Καὶ προσέθηκεν τεκεῖν τὸν ἀδελφὸν αὐτοῦ τὸν Ἅβελ. καὶ ἐγένετο Ἅβελ ποιμὴν προβάτων, Κάιν δὲ ἦν ἐργαζόμενος τὴν γῆν.

And she again gave birth to his brother Habel. And Habel became a shepherd of sheep, but Cain was a worker of the ground.

ותסף ללדת את־אחיו את־הבל ויהי־הבל רעה צאן וקין היה עבד אדמה׃


* προσέθηκεν in LXX and NT = continue or repeat an action (LSJ)
* shepherd of sheep OR keeper of flocks
* worker of the ground OR worker of the earth OR worker of the land



Septuagint Manuscripts :

Gen 4:2 [Codex Alexandrinus (A) (5th century)]


LXX Editions:

  • Robert Holmes (1798)
  • Paul Anton de Lagarde (1868)
  • Tischendorf-Nestle (1880)
  • Henry Barclay Swete (1887)
  • Cambridge (Alan England Brooke & Norman McLean) (1906)
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