Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Now you are cursed from the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother's blood from your hand.

King James Version

And now art thou cursed from the earth, which hath opened her mouth to receive thy brother's blood from thy hand;

Holman Bible

So now you are cursed [with alienation] from the ground that opened its mouth to receive your brother's blood you have shed.

International Standard Version

Now you're more cursed than the ground, which has opened to receive your brother's blood from your hand.

A Conservative Version

And now cursed are thou from the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive thy brother's blood from thy hand.

American Standard Version

And now cursed art thou from the ground, which hath opened its mouth to receive thy brother's blood from thy hand;

Amplified

And now you are cursed by reason of the earth, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother's [shed] blood from your hand.

Bible in Basic English

And now you are cursed from the earth, whose mouth is open to take your brother's blood from your hand;

Darby Translation

And now be thou cursed from the ground, which hath opened its mouth to receive thy brother's blood from thy hand.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And now thou art cursed from the earth, which has opened her mouth to receive thy brother's blood from thy hand;

Julia Smith Translation

And now cursed art thou, from the earth, which opened her mouth to take thy brother's bloods from thy hand.

King James 2000

And now are you cursed from the earth, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother's blood from your hand;

Lexham Expanded Bible

So now you are cursed from the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive the blood of your brother from your hand.

Modern King James verseion

And now you are cursed more than the ground which opened its mouth to receive your brother's blood from your hand.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And now cursed be thou as pertaining to the earth, which opened her mouth to receive thy brother's blood of thine hand.

NET Bible

So now, you are banished from the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother's blood from your hand.

New Heart English Bible

Now you are cursed because of the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother's blood from your hand.

The Emphasized Bible

Now therefore, accursed, art thou, - from the ground which hath opened her mouth, to receive the shed-blood of thy brother at thy hand.

Webster

And now art thou cursed from the earth, which hath opened her mouth to receive thy brother's blood from thy hand;

World English Bible

Now you are cursed because of the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother's blood from your hand.

Youngs Literal Translation

and now, cursed art thou from the ground, which hath opened her mouth to receive the blood of thy brother from thy hand;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And now art thou cursed
ארר 
'arar 
Usage: 63

from the earth
אדמה 
'adamah 
Usage: 225

פּצה 
Patsah 
Usage: 15

to receive
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

References

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

Cain And Abel

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. 12 "When you cultivate the ground, it will no longer yield its strength to you; you will be a vagrant and a wanderer on the earth."


Cross References

Genesis 3:14

The LORD God said to the serpent, "Because you have done this, Cursed are you more than all cattle, And more than every beast of the field; On your belly you will go, And dust you will eat All the days of your life;

Deuteronomy 28:15-20

"But it shall come about, if you do not obey the LORD your God, to observe to do all His commandments and His statutes with which I charge you today, that all these curses will come upon you and overtake you:

Galatians 3:10

For as many as are of the works of the Law are under a curse; for it is written, "CURSED IS EVERYONE WHO DOES NOT ABIDE BY ALL THINGS WRITTEN IN THE BOOK OF THE LAW, TO PERFORM THEM."

Genesis 4:14

"Behold, You have driven me this day from the face of the ground; and from Your face I will be hidden, and I will be a vagrant and a wanderer on the earth, and whoever finds me will kill me."

Deuteronomy 27:16-26

'Cursed is he who dishonors his father or mother.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'

Deuteronomy 29:19-21

"It shall be when he hears the words of this curse, that he will boast, saying, 'I have peace though I walk in the stubbornness of my heart in order to destroy the watered land with the dry.'

Job 16:18

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

Job 31:38-40

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

Isaiah 26:21

For behold, the LORD is about to come out from His place To punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity; And the earth will reveal her bloodshed And will no longer cover her slain.

Revelation 12:16

But the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened its mouth and drank up the river which the dragon poured out of his mouth.

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