The Biblical Antiquities Of Philo -

cain and abel wikipedia - in the biblical book of genesis cain and abel are the first two sons of adam and eve cain the firstborn was a farmer and his brother abel was a shepherd the brothers made sacrifices to god each of his own produce but god favored abel s sacrifice instead of cain s cain then murdered abel whereupon god punished cain to a life of wandering cain then dwelt in the land of nod