Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He said, "What have you done? The voice of your brother's blood is crying to Me from the ground.

King James Version

And he said, What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me from the ground.

Holman Bible

Then He said, "What have you done? Your brother's blood cries out to Me from the ground!

International Standard Version

"What did you do?" God asked. "Your brother's blood cries out to me from the ground.

A Conservative Version

And he said, What have thou done? The voice of thy brother's blood cries to me from the ground.

American Standard Version

And he said, What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me from the ground.

Amplified

And [the Lord] said, What have you done? The voice of your brother's blood is crying to Me from the ground.

Bible in Basic English

And he said, What have you done? the voice of your brother's blood is crying to me from the earth.

Darby Translation

And he said, What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's blood is crying to me from the ground.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he said, What hast thou done? The voice of thy brother's blood cries unto me from the ground.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say, What didst thou? the voice of thy brother's bloods, crying out to me from the earth.

King James 2000

And he said, What have you done? the voice of your brother's blood cries unto me from the ground.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said, "What have you done? The voice of your brother's blood is crying out to me from the ground.

Modern King James verseion

And He said, What have you done? The voice of your brother's blood cries to Me from the ground.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said, "What hast thou done? The voice of thy brother's blood cryeth unto me out of the earth.

NET Bible

But the Lord said, "What have you done? The voice of your brother's blood is crying out to me from the ground!

New Heart English Bible

The LORD said, "What have you done? The voice of your brother's blood cries to me from the ground.

The Emphasized Bible

And he said, What hast thou done? With a voice, the shed-blood of thy brother is crying out to me from the ground,

Webster

And he said, What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's blood crieth to me from the ground.

World English Bible

Yahweh said, "What have you done? The voice of your brother's blood cries to me from the ground.

Youngs Literal Translation

And He saith, 'What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's blood is crying unto Me from the ground;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מה מ־ מ־ מה מה 
Mah 
Usage: 751

the voice
קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

צעק 
Tsa`aq 
Usage: 55

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Genesis 4:10

References

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Smith

Context Readings

Cain And Abel

9 Then the LORD said to Cain, "Where is Abel your brother?" And he said, "I do not know. Am I my brother's keeper?" 10 He said, "What have you done? The voice of your brother's blood is crying to Me from the ground. 11 "Now you are cursed from the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother's blood from your hand.


Cross References

Hebrews 12:24

and to Jesus, the mediator of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled blood, which speaks better than the blood of Abel.

Genesis 3:13

Then the LORD God said to the woman, "What is this you have done?" And the woman said, "The serpent deceived me, and I ate."

Revelation 6:9-10

When the Lamb broke the fifth seal, I saw underneath the altar the souls of those who had been slain because of the word of God, and because of the testimony which they had maintained;

Genesis 9:5

"Surely I will require your lifeblood; from every beast I will require it. And from every man, from every man's brother I will require the life of man.

Genesis 18:20

And the LORD said, "The outcry of Sodom and Gomorrah is indeed great, and their sin is exceedingly grave.

Exodus 3:7

The LORD said, "I have surely seen the affliction of My people who are in Egypt, and have given heed to their cry because of their taskmasters, for I am aware of their sufferings.

Numbers 35:33

'So you shall not pollute the land in which you are; for blood pollutes the land and no expiation can be made for the land for the blood that is shed on it, except by the blood of him who shed it.

Joshua 7:19

Then Joshua said to Achan, "My son, I implore you, give glory to the LORD, the God of Israel, and give praise to Him; and tell me now what you have done. Do not hide it from me."

2 Kings 9:26

'Surely I have seen yesterday the blood of Naboth and the blood of his sons,' says the LORD, 'and I will repay you in this property,' says the LORD. Now then, take and cast him into the property, according to the word of the LORD."

Job 16:18

"O earth, do not cover my blood, And let there be no resting place for my cry.

Job 24:12

"From the city men groan, And the souls of the wounded cry out; Yet God does not pay attention to folly.

Job 31:38-39

"If my land cries out against me, And its furrows weep together;

Psalm 9:12

For He who requires blood remembers them; He does not forget the cry of the afflicted.

Psalm 50:21

"These things you have done and I kept silence; You thought that I was just like you; I will reprove you and state the case in order before your eyes.

Psalm 72:14

He will rescue their life from oppression and violence, And their blood will be precious in his sight;

Isaiah 5:7

For the vineyard of the LORD of hosts is the house of Israel And the men of Judah His delightful plant Thus He looked for justice, but behold, bloodshed; For righteousness, but behold, a cry of distress.

Acts 5:3

But Peter said, "Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and to keep back some of the price of the land?

Acts 5:9

Then Peter said to her, "Why is it that you have agreed together to put the Spirit of the Lord to the test? Behold, the feet of those who have buried your husband are at the door, and they will carry you out as well."

Hebrews 11:4

By faith Abel offered to God a better sacrifice than Cain, through which he obtained the testimony that he was righteous, God testifying about his gifts, and through faith, though he is dead, he still speaks.

James 5:4

Behold, the pay of the laborers who mowed your fields, and which has been withheld by you, cries out against you; and the outcry of those who did the harvesting has reached the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth.

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