Parallel Verses

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 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 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.

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.

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 But the Lord said, "What have you done? The voice of your brother's blood is crying out to me from the ground! 11 So now, you are banished from the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother's blood from your hand. 12 When you try to cultivate the ground it will no longer yield its best for you. You will be a homeless wanderer on the earth."


Cross References

Genesis 3:14

The Lord God said to the serpent, "Because you have done this, cursed are you above all the wild beasts and all the living creatures of the field! On your belly you will crawl and dust you will eat all the days of your life.

Deuteronomy 28:15-20

"But if you ignore the Lord your God and are not careful to keep all his commandments and statutes I am giving you today, then all these curses will come upon you in full force:

Galatians 3:10

For all who rely on doing the works of the law are under a curse, because it is written, "Cursed is everyone who does not keep on doing everything written in the book of the law."

Genesis 4:14

Look! You are driving me off the land today, and I must hide from your presence. I will be a homeless wanderer on the earth; whoever finds me will kill me."

Deuteronomy 27:16-26

Cursed is the one who disrespects his father and mother.' Then all the people will say, 'Amen!'

Deuteronomy 29:19-21

When such a person hears the words of this oath he secretly blesses himself and says, "I will have peace though I continue to walk with a stubborn spirit." This will destroy the watered ground with the parched.

Job 16:18

"O earth, do not cover my blood, nor let there be a secret place for my cry.

Job 31:38-40

"If my land cried out against me and all its furrows wept together,

Isaiah 26:21

For look, the Lord is coming out of the place where he lives, to punish the sin of those who live on the earth. The earth will display the blood shed on it; it will no longer cover up its slain.

Revelation 12:16

but the earth came to her rescue; the ground opened up and swallowed the river that the dragon had spewed from his mouth.

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