Genesis 4:13

“And Cain said vnto the LORD, My punishment is greater, then I can beare.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

And Cain said unto the LORD, My punishment [is] greater than I can bear.
- King James Version

Cain said to the LORD, "My punishment is too great to bear!
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Cain said unto Jehovah, My punishment is greater than I can bear.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Cain said, My punishment is greater than my strength.
- Basic English Bible

And Cain said to Jehovah, My punishment is too great to be borne.
- Darby Bible

And Cain said to the LORD, My punishment is greater than I can bear.
- Webster's Bible

Cain said to Yahweh, "My punishment is greater than I can bear.
- World English Bible

And Cain saith unto Jehovah, `Greater is my punishment than to be borne;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Cain said unto the LORD: 'My punishment is greater than I can bear.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Genesis 4

  • Åke
    God sayed to Cain thou shall rule over him. Over the sin . Cain not satan rule over the sin Cain had that choice
  • Hector D
    By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet speaketh Hebrews 11:4 . For it is the blood that maketh an atonement for the soul Leviticus 17:11 . Cain s offering of fruit was from the earth which was now cursed and quite unacceptable to God.
  • Hectord
    To Stan Jett. For this is the message that you heard from the beginning, that we should love one another, not as Cain who was of the wicked one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his works were evil and his brother s righteous. I John 3:11-12 NKJV God rejected Cain because his works were evil.
  • Rexford
    what does chapter 4 vs 7 mean?
  • Lloyd Parr
    where did cains wife come from?
  • Methuselah
    ...angel e; genesis tells us that eve did in fact have "other sons and daughters"and tells us the same about the following generations...read genesis again

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