Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

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

The Lord said, “What have you done? The voice of your brother’s [innocent] blood is crying out to Me from the ground [for justice].

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.

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 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

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

Cain And Abel

9 And Jehovah said unto Cain, Where is your brother Abel? And he said, I do not know. Am I my brother's keeper? 10 And He said, What have you done? The voice of your brother's blood cries to Me from the ground. 11 And now you are cursed more than the ground which opened its mouth to receive your brother's blood from your hand.


Cross References

Hebrews 12:24

and to Jesus the Mediator of the new covenant, and to blood of sprinkling that speaks better things than that of Abel.

Genesis 3:13

And Jehovah 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

And when He had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those who had been slain for the Word of God, and for the testimony which they held.

Genesis 9:5

and surely the blood of your lives will I require. At the hand of every animal will I require it, and at the hand of man. At the hand of every man's brother will I require the life of man.

Genesis 18:20

And Jehovah said, Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because their sin is very grievous,

Exodus 3:7

And Jehovah said, I have surely seen the affliction of My people who are in Egypt; I have heard their cry because of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows.

Numbers 35:33

So you shall not defile the land in which you are. For blood defiles the land. And the land cannot be cleansed of the blood that is shed in it, except by the blood of him that shed it.

Joshua 7:19

And Joshua said to Achan, My son, I pray you, give glory to Jehovah, the God of Israel, and make confession to Him. And tell me now what you have done. Do not hide it from me.

2 Kings 9:26

Surely, yesterday I have seen the blood of Naboth and the blood of his sons, says Jehovah, and I will repay you in this portion, says Jehovah. And now, take him and throw him into the portion, according to the Word of Jehovah.

Job 16:18

Oh earth, do not cover my blood, and let not my cry have a place.

Job 24:12

Men groan from out of the city, and the soul of the wounded cries for help; yet God does not charge foolishness.

Job 31:38-39

If my lands cry against me, or its furrows weep together;

Psalm 9:12

For He remembers them, the seekers of bloodshed; He forgets not the cry of the humble.

Psalm 50:21

These things you have done, and I have kept silence; you thought that I was like yourself, but I will rebuke you, and set in order before your eyes.

Psalm 72:14

He shall redeem their soul from deceit and violence; and their blood shall be precious in His sight.

Isaiah 5:7

For the vineyard of Jehovah of Hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah His pleasant plant; and He looked for justice, but behold bloody iniquity; for righteousness, but behold a cry!

Acts 5:3

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

Acts 5:9

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

Hebrews 11:4

By faith Abel offered to God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts. And by it he, being dead, yet speaks.

James 5:4

Behold, the hire of the laborers reaping your fields cry out, being kept back by you. And the cries of those who have reaped have entered into the ears of the Lord of hosts.

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