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1) Cain and Abel. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...Cain and Abel The first children of Adam and Eve, born after the Fall of Man. Once, when they were grown men, both Cain and Abel offered sacrifices to God. When Cain...

2) Abel and Cain. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The Mahometan tradition of the death of Abel is this: Cain was born with a twin sister who was named Aclima, and Abel with a twin sister named Jumella. Adam wished...

3) Cain-coloured Beard. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Yellow, symbolic of treason. In the ancient tapestries Cain and Judas are represented with yellow beards. (See YELLOW.) 1 "He hath but a little wee face, with a little...

4) Cain'ites (2 syl.). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Disciples of Cain, a pseudo-Gnostic sect of the second century. They renounced the New Testament, and received instead The Gospel of Judas, which justified the false...

5) Genesis 4. The Holy Bible: King James Version.
...Cain and Abel 1 And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, 4 and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD. 2 And she again bare his brother Abel....

6) Cain. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Cain, (kan) (KEY) , in the Bible, eldest son of Adam and Eve, a tiller of the soil. In jealousy he killed his brother Abel and became a fugitive....

7) Cain, James Mallahan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Cain, James Mallahan, 1892-1977, American novelist, b. Annapolis, Md., grad. Washington College, 1910. He taught journalism (1924-25) and wrote political commentaries...

8) Tubal-cain. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Tubal-cain, (too´bl-kan) (KEY) , in the New Testament, son of Lamech. He first worked brass and iron....

9) raise Cain. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...raise Cain To create a disturbance: Alan and his buddies were always raising Cain over at the frat house. 1...

10) Cain. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...In the Bible, the eldest son of Adam and Eve, who murdered his brother Abel out of jealousy and was condemned to be a fugitive....

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