…Yva and Abadam heard the Spirit calling
for Abadel as they walked in the east.
They hid themselves amongst the trees of the garden.
And the Spirit said to Abadam, “where is Abadel your brother ?”
“How should I know, am I my brother’s keeper ? ” Said Abadam.
And the Spirit said, “O Abadam, there is no secret
which can be hidden from me, even now, the voice
of your brother’s blood cries out to me from the ground.
You have lifted up your heart and said, ‘I am a god,
I am stronger than my brother,’ yet although you have
set your heart as the heart of a god, you are not a god but
a man, and the ground is cursed for your sake.
By the sweat of your brow shall you sow your seed, and it shall bring
forth thorns and thistles, so that you shall eat of the
herb in sorrow all the days of your life…