Chinese Contemporary Bible (Traditional)

創世記 4

該隱和亞伯

1亞當和他妻子夏娃同房,夏娃便懷孕,生了該隱。她說:「耶和華讓我得了一個男孩。」 後來,夏娃又生了該隱的弟弟亞伯。長大後,亞伯做了牧羊人,該隱做了農夫。

到了收成的時候,該隱把地裡的出產當祭物獻給耶和華, 亞伯也把羊群中頭生的羊及其最肥美的部分獻給耶和華。耶和華悅納亞伯和他的祭物, 卻不悅納該隱和他的祭物。該隱便非常惱火,面帶怒容。 耶和華問該隱:「你為什麼惱火?為什麼面帶怒容? 如果你做得對,難道不會蒙悅納嗎?如果你做得不對,罪就蹲在你的門口要控制你,但你必須制伏罪。」

該隱對弟弟亞伯說:「我們去田間吧!」[a]他們在田間的時候,該隱動手打亞伯,把他殺了。

後來,耶和華問該隱:「你弟弟亞伯在哪裡?」他說:「我不知道!難道我是弟弟的看護人嗎?」 10 耶和華說:「你做了什麼事?你弟弟的血從地裡向我哭訴。 11 地張開口從你手上接受了你弟弟的血,你在地上必受咒詛。 12 你種地,地卻不會再為你長出任何東西,你必在地上四處漂泊。」 13 該隱對耶和華說:「這懲罰太重!我承受不了。 14 今天你把我趕出去,使我不能再見你的面。我在地上四處漂泊,見到我的人都會殺我。」 15 耶和華對他說:「不會的,因為凡殺你的,必遭受七倍的報應。」於是,耶和華在該隱身上留下一個記號,免得見到他的人殺他。 16 該隱離開耶和華,來到伊甸東邊的挪得住下來。

該隱的後代

17 該隱和妻子同房,他的妻子就懷孕,生了以諾。該隱建了一座城,用他兒子的名字給這城取名叫以諾。 18 以諾生以拿,以拿生米戶雅利,米戶雅利生瑪土撒利,瑪土撒利生拉麥。 19 拉麥娶了兩個妻子,一個叫亞大,另一個叫洗拉。 20 亞大生了亞八,亞八是遊牧民族的祖先, 21 亞八的弟弟猶八是吹奏樂器之人的鼻祖。 22 洗拉生了土八·該隱,他是打造各種銅鐵器具的匠人[b],他的妹妹叫拿瑪。

23 一天,拉麥對他的兩個妻子說:

「亞大,洗拉,你們聽我的聲音;
拉麥的妻子啊,側耳聽我的話,
有人傷我,我殺了他,
青年打我,我宰了他。
24 殺該隱的遭受七倍的報應,
殺拉麥的遭受七十七倍的報應。」

塞特和以挪士

25 亞當又與妻子夏娃同房,夏娃生了一個兒子,取名叫塞特,因為她說:「上帝賜我另一個兒子來代替亞伯,因為該隱殺了他。」 26 塞特生了一個兒子,給他取名叫以挪士。那時候,人才開始求告耶和華。

Notas al pie

  1. 4·8 我們去田間吧!」參照七十士譯本,希伯來文無此句。
  2. 4·22 他是打造各種銅鐵器具的匠人」或譯「他是銅匠、鐵匠的祖先」。

King James Version

Genesis 4

1And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the Lord.

And she again bare his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

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. And the Lord had respect unto Abel and to his offering:

But unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.

And the Lord said unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen?

If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door. And unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule over him.

And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him.

And the Lord said unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And he said, I know not: Am I my brother's keeper?

10 And he said, What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me from the ground.

11 And now art thou cursed from the earth, which hath opened her mouth to receive thy brother's blood from thy hand;

12 When thou tillest the ground, it shall not henceforth yield unto thee her strength; a fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in the earth.

13 And Cain said unto the Lord, My punishment is greater than I can bear.

14 Behold, thou hast driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and from thy face shall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass, that every one that findeth me shall slay me.

15 And the Lord said unto him, Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold. And the Lord set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him should kill him.

16 And Cain went out from the presence of the Lord, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.

17 And Cain knew his wife; and she conceived, and bare Enoch: and he builded a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch.

18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: and Irad begat Mehujael: and Mehujael begat Methusael: and Methusael begat Lamech.

19 And Lamech took unto him two wives: the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other Zillah.

20 And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of such as dwell in tents, and of such as have cattle.

21 And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the father of all such as handle the harp and organ.

22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubalcain, an instructer of every artificer in brass and iron: and the sister of Tubalcain was Naamah.

23 And Lamech said unto his wives, Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice; ye wives of Lamech, hearken unto my speech: for I have slain a man to my wounding, and a young man to my hurt.

24 If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold.

25 And Adam knew his wife again; and she bare a son, and called his name Seth: For God, said she, hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.

26 And to Seth, to him also there was born a son; and he called his name Enos: then began men to call upon the name of the Lord.