Examples from the Web for abel
Thus, like Michael Corleone, Abel is a man living with a paternal figure looming over his life.
Nine years later he joined Abel on one of the Red Wing forward lines.
He was, understandably, in a sour mood as Patch creative director Abel Lenz began taking photos of him.
I am accountable for the way I handled the situation, and at a human level it was unfair to Abel.
Armstrong told Patch creative director Abel Lenz during a now infamous all-staff meeting and conference call earlier this month.
The offering of fruits made by Cain is rejected by him; the bloody sacrifice of Abel is accepted.The Bible|John E. Remsburg
Then he stood back, and with a flourish of hands motioned Abel in.Johnny Ludlow, Second Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
Abel Bush and Peter Ogle both lived there, and had families, among whom their godson would pass his time pleasantly enough.True Blue|W.H.G. Kingston
But we shall not dismiss in silence the faith of Abel, Enoch, and Noah.The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews|Thomas Charles Edwards
And in that place, where Damascus was founded, Cain slew Abel his brother.Early Travels in Palestine|Arculf et al.
British Dictionary definitions for abel
Word Origin and History for abel
masc. proper name, in Old Testament, second son of Adam and Eve, from Hebrew Hebhel, literally "breath," also "vanity."