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, alienated, 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 from the ground, 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.

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 And he said, What hast thou done? The voice of thy brother's blood cries unto 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 thou tillest the ground, from now on it shall not yield unto thee her strength; a fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in the earth.


Cross References

Genesis 3:14

And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all beasts and above every animal of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life;

Deuteronomy 28:15-20

And it shall come to pass if thou wilt not hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to keep, to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command thee today, that all these curses shall come upon thee and overtake thee.

Galatians 3:10

For as many as are of the works of the law are under the curse; for it is written, Cursed is every one that continues not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them.

Genesis 4:14

Behold, thou hast driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and from thy face shall I hide; and I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass that anyone that finds me shall slay me.

Deuteronomy 27:16-26

Cursed is he that dishonours his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Deuteronomy 29:19-21

and it shall be, when that one hears the words of this curse, that he blesses himself in his heart, saying, I shall have peace, though I walk in the imagination of my heart, to add drunkenness to thirst.

Job 16:18

O earth, do not cover my blood; and let there be no place where my cry is hidden.

Job 31:38-40

If my land cries against me and all its furrows likewise complain;

Isaiah 26:21

For, behold, the LORD comes out of his place to visit the iniquity of the inhabitant of the earth against himself: the earth also shall disclose her blood and shall no longer cover her slain.

Revelation 12:16

And the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened her mouth and swallowed up the river which the dragon had cast out of his mouth.

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