Were Cain and Abel twins?

According to the passage Eve concieved and bore Cain then she again bore Abel.

Genesis 4:1 - 4

ESV - 1 Now Adam knew Eve his wife, and she conceived and bore Cain, saying, "I have gotten a man with the help of the Lord. 2 And again, she bore his brother Abel. Now Abel was a keeper of sheep, and Cain a worker of the ground.

Clarify Share Report Asked October 21 2014 Mini Anonymous

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Stringio Steven Scott

I think it is possible for two to be born, and not be twins.
It doesn't say in the scriptures, so we don't know.

October 24 2014 Report

Mini Darenstafford0923@gmail com Stafford

Has anyone looked to see what the word "again" in the Hebrew is? It looks to me like it is the English word "continued." If a woman has a child and then continues in labor, I think that would make them twins.

October 26 2014 Report

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