The trial of Cain, the first murderer
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The trial of Cain, the first murderer in poetry, by rule of court : in which a predestinarian, a Universalian, and an Arminian argue as attornies at the bar ... by Erastus Brown

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Published by Printed for P. Curtis in Auburn, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cain -- (Biblical figure)

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Edition Notes

Statementby Erastus Brown.
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 40328.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination35 p.
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17713382M

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The trial of Cain, the first murderer, in poetry, by rule of court;: in which a predestinarian, a Universalian, and an Arminian, argue as attornies at the bar; the two former as the prisoner's counsel, the latter as attorney general. / by: Brown, Erastus. Cain, the First Murderer Tagged With: GENESIS - HAMLET Hamlet had to have been familiar with GENESIS 4 to respond the way he did, in the first scene of Act V, to the gravedigger’s handling of a skull: “That skull had a tongue in it, and could sing once: / how the knave jowls it to the ground, as if it were / Cain’s jaw-bone, that did the first murder!”. The murder of Abel was evil in God’s eyes, and so Cain was banished from the presence of the Lord in that part of the earth. Cain was the first human murderer recorded in the Bible. Satan was the first murderer recorded in the Bible. Cain did evil in God’s sight. In Hebrew Cain means: possession.   The Blood of Cain (Arcainian Book 1) and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(15).

Genesis 4 details the first murder when Cain kills his brother Abel in a fit of angry jealousy. Both brothers bring the fruit of their work as offerings to God. Cain is a farmer, and he brings some of the fruit of the ground, with no indication in the biblical text that this is . His most recent book is The Book of Genesis: A Biography (Princeton University Press, ). The first murder involves jealousy, the firstborn son’s social position, the relationship between farmers and the soil, and the evanescence of human life. Cain/Kayin was the word's first killer -- and Tuval-Kayin, his namesake-descendant, makes weaponry. Abel/Haval is the first shepherd in history, and his namesake-descendant in the seventh generation, Yaval, is the "father" of traveling herdsmen. The mark of Cain is one of the Bible’s earliest mysteries, a strange incident people have wondered about for centuries. Cain, the son of Adam and Eve, killed his brother Abel in a fit of jealous rage.

  The first instance of an offering to God, is found in the same pericope as the first murder. Maybe I’ve missed it, but neither _Little Genesis_, nor _The Book of Adam_ go into either sacrifices or offerings to God, prior to the time of Moses. The trial of Cain, the first murderer: in poetry, by rule of court: in which a predestinarian, a Universalian, and an Arminian argue as attornies at the bar. Cain And Abel, The First Murder What a sad story the Bible tells us in the fourth chapter of Genesis! Cain and Abel were brothers, the sons of Adam and Eve. How they should have loved each other! Yet we find that Cain killed Abel. First of all, Gnosis maintains that Cain was not the son of Adam and that Eve conceived her first son Cain with the Serpent, Lucifer. The Serpent Lucifer impregnated Eve with his breath. In other words, Cain was not completely human, born from flesh. His Spiritual nature was great because his father was Lucifer, coming from the unknowable world of the Spirit.