Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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;

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 Yahweh said, "What have you done? The voice of your brother's blood cries to me from the ground. 11 Now you are cursed because of the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother's blood from your hand. 12 From now on, when you till the ground, it won't yield its strength to you. You shall be a fugitive and a wanderer in the earth."


Cross References

Genesis 3:14

Yahweh God said to the serpent, "Because you have done this, you are cursed above all livestock, and above every animal of the field. On your belly you shall go, and you shall eat dust all the days of your life.

Deuteronomy 28:15-20

But it shall come to pass, if you will not listen to the voice of Yahweh your God, to observe to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command you this day, that all these curses shall come on 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 doesn't continue in all things that are written in the book of the law, to do them."

Genesis 4:14

Behold, you have driven me out this day from the surface of the ground. I will be hidden from your face, and I will be a fugitive and a wanderer in the earth. It will happen that whoever finds me will kill me."

Deuteronomy 27:16-26

'Cursed is he who sets light by his father or his mother.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'

Deuteronomy 29:19-21

and it happen, when he hears the words of this curse, that he bless himself in his heart, saying, "I shall have peace, though I walk in the stubbornness of my heart, to destroy the moist with the dry."

Job 16:18

"Earth, don't cover my blood. Let my cry have no place to rest.

Job 31:38-40

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

Isaiah 26:21

For, behold, Yahweh comes forth out of his place to punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity. The earth also will disclose her blood, and will no longer cover her slain.

Revelation 12:16

The earth helped the woman, and the earth opened its mouth and swallowed up the river which the dragon spewed out of his mouth.

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