The Story of Cain and Abel

The Story of Cain and Abel

According to Islam, the first humans are known as Adam and Eve. Abel and Cain are the first two sons of Eve and Adam. Abel was a shepherd while Cain was a farmer. Cain, known for the first jealousy in history, was jealous of his brother and held a grudge against him.

Who are Cain and Abel?

Cain and Abel are mentioned in many holy books. They were the first sons of Adam and Eve, who came to Earth as the first human beings. Known for their jealousy and hatred, they have been the subject of many religious stories and movies. Their story began when brotherhood turned into jealousy. They are also known as the first murderers and the first victims in history.

The Story of Cain and Abel

Cain and Abel, the first sons of Eve and Adam, are told as a story of sibling jealousy. Cain is the first child of Adam and Eve. For this reason, his parents pay a lot of attention to him. But this interest lasted until Cain was born. Cain and Abel worship God together all the time. But this does not last long. Abel is completely docile and good-natured. This enables him to attract the attention of his mother. But seeing this, Abel secretly resents his brother and is jealous of him. Cain is busy farming while Abel is a shepherd.

As time passed, Cain’s heart grew more greedy and his jealousy increased. Cain took Abel to the field where he was engaged in farming. Here Abel and Cain started to work together. Taking advantage of Abel’s work, Cain takes a stone in his hand and starts hitting his brother’s head. As a result of the successive blows, Abel died on the spot.

Cain then watches his brother whom he had killed on the spot. Abel’s body is covered in blood. His anger at his brother suddenly gives way to regret. Cain tries to cope with his guilt, but he feels bad and becomes known as the first sinner God turns away from.

Cain became worse and worse day by day. Unable to bear it, he leaves and walks away, hoping that one day his sins will be forgiven. Cain leaves to leave everything behind and settles in the land of Nod. He wants to leave everything behind and live a new life and he is constantly seeking God’s forgiveness.

This story is considered to be an indication of how jealousy and anger do not progress and how much evil can result and lead to regrets. People who experience jealousy between siblings are expected to take lessons from this story. The story of Cain and Abel is an example of the first murder in history and what jealousy can do to a person.

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Hello everyone! My name is oğuz I am very curious about stories and fairy tales. When I was little, my mother used to tell us fairy tales at night in the village and put us to sleep, we 5 siblings and our mother used to sleep in the same room. My interest in fairy tales and stories comes from a long time ago and I wanted you to discover them because I love Turkish stories very much. There may be some spelling mistakes in my translations. I apologize for this, I wish you good readings.

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