Abel definition

ābəl
(bible, person, proper) The second son of Adam and Eve, killed by his brother Cain: Gen. 4
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In the Bible, the son of Adam and Eve who was slain by his elder brother, Cain.
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The son of Adam and Eve who was killed by his brother Cain.
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A male given name.
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(name, person, proper) A masculine name.
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Origin of abel

  • From Middle English, from Latin, from Ancient Greek, from Hebrew הֶבֶל (hével, “breath, vapor; vanity”) or from Akkadian [script?] (ablu, “son”).

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