Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And Cain spoke to Abel his brother, and it came to pass when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him.

New American Standard Bible

Cain told Abel his brother. And it came about when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother and killed him.

King James Version

And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him.

Holman Bible

Cain said to his brother Abel, “Let’s go out to the field.” And while they were in the field, Cain attacked his brother Abel and killed him.

International Standard Version

Instead, Cain told his brother Abel, "Let's go out to the wilderness." When they were outside in the fields, Cain attacked his brother Abel and killed him.

A Conservative Version

And Cain told Abel his brother. And it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and killed him.

American Standard Version

And Cain told Abel his brother. And it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him.

Amplified

Cain talked with Abel his brother [about what God had said]. And when they were [alone, working] in the field, Cain attacked Abel his brother and killed him.

Bible in Basic English

And Cain said to his brother, Let us go into the field: and when they were in the field, Cain made an attack on his brother Abel and put him to death.

Julia Smith Translation

And Cain will speak to Abel his brother; and it shall be in their being in the field, Cain will rise up against Abel his brother, and will kill him.

King James 2000

And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Cain said to his brother Abel, ["Let us go out into the field."] And when they were in the field, Cain rose up against his brother Abel and killed him.

Modern King James verseion

And Cain talked with his brother Abel. And it happened when they were in the field, Cain rose up against his brother Abel and killed him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Cain talked with Abel his brother. And as soon as they were in the fields, Cain fell upon Abel his brother and slew him.

NET Bible

Cain said to his brother Abel, "Let's go out to the field." While they were in the field, Cain attacked his brother Abel and killed him.

New Heart English Bible

Cain said to Abel, his brother, "Let's go into the field." It happened when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel, his brother, and killed him.

The Emphasized Bible

And Cain said unto Abel his brother Let us go into the field And it came to pass when they were in the field that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him.

Webster

And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him.

World English Bible

Cain said to Abel, his brother, "Let's go into the field." It happened when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel, his brother, and killed him.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Cain saith unto Abel his brother, 'Let us go into the field;' and it cometh to pass in their being in the field, that Cain riseth up against Abel his brother, and slayeth him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קין 
Qayin 
Usage: 19

with

unto, with, against, at, into, in, before, to, of, upon, by, toward, hath, for, on, beside, from, where, after, within
Usage: 0

הבל 
hebel 
הבל 
hebel 
Usage: 8
Usage: 8

and it came to pass, when they were in the field
שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

קין 
Qayin 
Usage: 19

rose up
קוּם 
Quwm 
Usage: 629


unto, with, against, at, into, in, before, to, of, upon, by, toward, hath, for, on, beside, from, where, after, within
Usage: 0

Context Readings

Cain And Abel

7 If thou doest well, will not thy countenance look up with confidence? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door; and unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule over him. 8 And Cain spoke to Abel his brother, and it came to pass when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him. 9 And Jehovah said to Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And he said, I know not: am I my brother's keeper?


Cross References

Matthew 23:35

so that all righteous blood shed upon the earth should come upon you, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zacharias son of Barachias, whom ye slew between the temple and the altar.

Jude 1:11

Woe to them! because they have gone in the way of Cain, and given themselves up to the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the gainsaying of Core.

Luke 11:51

from the blood of Abel to the blood of Zacharias, who perished between the altar and the house; yea, I say to you, it shall be required of this generation.

1 John 3:12-15

not as Cain was of the wicked one, and slew his brother; and on account of what slew he him? because his works were wicked, and those of his brother righteous.

2 Samuel 3:27

And when Abner was returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside in the gate to speak with him secretly, and smote him there in the belly, that he died, for the blood of Asahel his brother.

2 Samuel 13:26-28

And Absalom said, If not, I pray thee, let my brother Amnon go with us. And the king said to him, Why should he go with thee?

2 Samuel 14:6

And thy bondmaid had two sons, and they two strove together in the field, and there was none to part them, but the one smote the other and slew him.

2 Samuel 20:9-10

And Joab said to Amasa, Art thou well, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kiss him.

Nehemiah 6:2

that Sanballat and Geshem sent to me, saying, Come, let us meet together in the villages in the plain of Ono. But they thought to do me mischief.

Job 11:15

Surely then shalt thou lift up thy face without spot, and thou shalt be stedfast and shalt not fear:

Psalm 24:3-6

Who shall ascend into the mount of Jehovah? and who shall stand in his holy place?

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are wickedness and deceit: he hath left off to be wise, to do good.

Psalm 55:21

Smooth were the milky words of his mouth, but his heart was war; his words were softer than oil, yet are they drawn swords.

Psalm 139:19

Oh that thou wouldest slay the wicked, O +God! And ye men of blood, depart from me.

Proverbs 26:24-26

He that hateth dissembleth with his lips, but he layeth up deceit within him:

Micah 7:6

For the son dishonoureth the father, the daughter riseth up against her mother, the daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law: a man's enemies are the men of his own household.

Luke 22:48

And Jesus said to him, Judas, deliverest thou up the Son of man with a kiss?

Hebrews 12:24

and to Jesus, mediator of a new covenant; and to the blood of sprinkling, speaking better than Abel.

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