Parallel Bible results for Genesis 4:8-15

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Genesis 4:8-15

NIV 8 Now 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. NIV 8 Now 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. NIV 9 Then the LORD said to Cain, "Where is your brother Abel?" "I don't know," he replied. "Am I my brother's keeper?" NIV 9 Then the LORD said to Cain, "Where is your brother Abel?" "I don't know," he replied. "Am I my brother's keeper?" NIV 10 The LORD said, "What have you done? Listen! Your brother's blood cries out to me from the ground. NIV 10 The LORD said, "What have you done? Listen! Your brother's blood cries out to me from the ground. NIV 11 Now you are under a curse and driven from the ground, which opened its mouth to receive your brother's blood from your hand. NIV 11 Now you are under a curse and driven from the ground, which opened its mouth to receive your brother's blood from your hand. NIV 12 When you work the ground, it will no longer yield its crops for you. You will be a restless wanderer on the earth." NIV 12 When you work the ground, it will no longer yield its crops for you. You will be a restless wanderer on the earth." NIV 13 Cain said to the LORD, "My punishment is more than I can bear. NIV 13 Cain said to the LORD, "My punishment is more than I can bear. NIV 14 Today you are driving me from the land, and I will be hidden from your presence; I will be a restless wanderer on the earth, and whoever finds me will kill me." NIV 14 Today you are driving me from the land, and I will be hidden from your presence; I will be a restless wanderer on the earth, and whoever finds me will kill me." NIV 15 But the LORD said to him, "Not so; if anyone kills Cain, he will suffer vengeance seven times over." Then the LORD put a mark on Cain so that no one who found him would kill him. NIV 15 But the LORD said to him, "Not so; if anyone kills Cain, he will suffer vengeance seven times over." Then the LORD put a mark on Cain so that no one who found him would kill him.