'Abel' can also refer to...

Abel (fl. c. 734—757) bishop-suffragan of Rheims

Abel Baer (1893—1976)

Abel Boyer (1667—1729) lexicographer and journalist

Abel Chapman (1851—1929) naturalist and hunter

Abel Evans (1675—1737) Church of England clergyman and poet

Abel Gance (1889—1981) French film director

Abel Green (1900—1973)

Abel Hendy Jones Greenidge (1865—1906) ancient historian

Abel Heywood (1810—1893) newsagent and publisher

Abel Janszoon Tasman (c. 1603—1659) Dutch navigator

Abel Joseph Diamond (b. 1932)

Abel Ketelbey (1676—1744) barrister and politician

Abel Monteagudo

Abel Morgan (1673—1722) Baptist minister

Abel Niépce de Saint-Victor (1805—1870)

Abel Roper (1665—1726) bookseller and political writer

Abel Smith (1788—1859) banker and politician

Abel Smith (c. 1717—1788) banker and merchant

Abel Stevens (1815—1897)

Abel Tendekayi Muzorewa (1925—2010)

Abel-François Villemain (1790—1870)

Abel's test

Abraham Abel Werner (1837—1912) rabbi

Antoine Abel (b. 1934)

Blouet, Guillaume Abel (1795—1853)

Brian Abel Smith (1926—1996) economist and social policy analyst

Carl Frederick Abel Pantin (1899—1967) zoologist

Caspar Abel (1676—1763)

Charles Abel Heurtley (1806—1895) theologian


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In the Bible, the younger son of Adam and Eve, murdered by his jealous brother Cain, after Abel's offering to God of a lamb was accepted by God, while Cain's sheaves were rejected.

Subjects: Christianity.

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