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" And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the LORD. And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. "
A Critical and Historical Introduction to the Canonical Scriptures of the ... - Page 55
by Wilhelm Martin Leberecht De Wette - 1843
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The Works of Nathaniel Lardner, Volume 4

Nathaniel Lardner - Dissenters, Religious - 1815
...observes, was founded on what is written in our scriptures, •where it is said : Gen. iv. 3, 4. " That Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the Lord. And Abel brought of the firstlings of the flock." Which, as Augustine allows, shews, that sacrifices were appointed...
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Sermons, Volume 1

John Brodhead Romeyn - Presbyterian Church - 1816
...sacrifice. The sacred historian informs us, " that Cain " brought of the fruit of the ground an of" fering unto the Lord. And Abel he also " brought of the firstlings of his flock, and " of the fat thereof*." It was an animal sacrifice, then, which was accepted. By recurring to the Levitical law, we find that...
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Sermons, Volume 1

John Brodhead Romeyn - Presbyterian Church - 1816
...sacrifice. The sacred historian informs us, " that Cain " brought of the fruit of the ground an of" fering unto the Lord. And Abel he also " brought of the firstlings of his flock, and " of the fat thereof2." It was an animal sacrifice, then, which was accepted. By recurring to the Levitical law,...
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Two Dissertations on Sacrifices: The First, On All the Sacrifices of the ...

William Owtram - Atonement - 1817 - 400 pages
...notion, they think, derives considerable support from that passage of Moses : " And in the end of days* it came to " pass that Cain brought of the fruit of...firstlings of his flock, and of the fat " thereof, "f For they understand " the end of days'" to mean, with respect to Cain, the completion of his harvest,...
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The Evangelical Guardian and Review, Volume 1

Religion - 1817
...nation. In the fourth chapter of Genesis, at the 3d and 4th verses we read, that " in process of time Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering...the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof." Critics on this passage observ.e, tba't the words process of time, would be better rendered, " at the...
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The Genuine Epistles of the Apostolical Fathers: St. Barnabas, St. Ignatius ...

William Wake - Christian literature, Early - 1817 - 474 pages
...5 Prov. vii. 3. * Uct1t. xxxii. 15. '* Confusion, tumults, &c. • Walketh after. 7 Gen. iv. 3, &c. of the ground an offering unto the LORD. And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of hisfloch, and of the fat thereof: and the LORD had respect unto Abel, and to his offering. But unto...
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, Volumes 1-2

1818 - 792 pages
...again bare his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground. 3 ons that be done in the midst thereof. б If And to...others he said in mine hearing, Go ye after him through 4 And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock, and of the fat thereof. And the LORD had...
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Practical and Familiar Sermons Designed for Parochial and Domestic ..., Volume 2

Edward Cooper - Sermons, English - 1818
...offering of animals was a distinguishing part of that way of worshipping God, which he accepted. " In process of time, it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground, an offering unto the * Genesis, iii, 21. Lord : and Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of hisjlock, and of the fat...
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The Apocryphal New Testament, Being All the Gospels, Epistles, and Other ...

William Hone - Apocryphal books (New Testament) - 1820 - 271 pages
...all ttrife and disorder. Kxamlilea of tlu mixchiefs they have occasioned. FOK thus it is written, ' And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an oflbring unto the Lord. And Abel, he also broughl of the firstlings of his flock, and of the fat thereof...
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The History of All Religions: With Explanations of the Doctrines and Order ...

John Bellamy - Religions - 1820 - 312 pages
...for a considerable time, continued to offer sacrifices as well as offerings ; because it is said, " and in process of time it came to pass that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground " only, without a sacrifice : for we cannot suppose that during this long interval, signified by the...
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