Parallel Verses

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.

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 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 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. 12 When you till the ground, it will not again give its strength to you. And you shall be a vagabond and a fugitive in the earth.


Cross References

Genesis 3:14

And Jehovah God said to the serpent, Because you have done this you are cursed more than all cattle, and more than every animal of the field. You shall go upon your belly, and you shall eat dust all the days of your life.

Deuteronomy 28:15-20

And it shall be, if you will not listen to the voice of Jehovah your God, to observe and to do all His commandments and His statutes which I command you today, all these curses shall come on you and overtake you.

Galatians 3:10

For as many as are out of works of the Law, these are under a curse; for it is written, "Cursed is everyone who does not continue in all things which are written in the Book of the Law, to do them."

Genesis 4:14

Behold! You have driven me out from the face of the earth today, and I shall be hidden from Your face. And I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth, and it shall be that anyone who finds me shall kill me.

Deuteronomy 27:16-26

Cursed is he who thinks lightly of his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Deuteronomy 29:19-21

and it happens when he hears the words of this curse, that he shall bless himself in his heart, saying, I shall have peace, though I walk in the stubbornness of my heart, to snatch away the drunken with the thirsty.

Job 16:18

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

Job 31:38-40

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

Isaiah 26:21

For behold, Jehovah comes out of His place to punish the people of the earth for their iniquity; the earth also shall reveal her blood, and shall no more cover her dead.

Revelation 12:16

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

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