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The LORD asked Cain, "Where is your brother Abel?" He answered, "I don't know. Am I supposed to take care of my brother?"
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And the Lord said to Cain: Where is thy brother Abel? And he answered: I know not: am I my brother's keeper?
Genesis 3:9-11 And the Lord God called Adam, and said to him: Where art thou? . . .
Psalm 9:12 For requiring their blood, he hath remembered them: he hath not forgotten the cry of the poor.
Genesis 37:32 Sending some to carry it to their father, and to say: This we have found: see whether it be thy son's coat, or not.
Job 22:13,14 And thou sayst: What doth God know? and he judgeth as it were through a mist. . . .
Psalm 10:13,14 Wherefore hath the wicked provoked God? for he hath said in his heart: He will not require it. . . .
Proverbs 28:13 He that hideth his sins, shall not prosper: but he that shall confess, and forsake them, shall obtain mercy.
John 8:44 You are of your father the devil: and the desires of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning: and he stood not in the truth, because truth is not in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father thereof.
Acts 5:4-9 Whilst it remained, did it not remain to thee? And after it was sold, was it not in thy power? Why hast thou conceived this thing in thy heart? Thou hast not lied to men, but to God. . . .
ContextCain Murders Abel
8And Cain said to Abel his brother: Let us go forth abroad. And when they were in the field, Cain rose up against his brother Abel, and slew him. 9And the Lord said to Cain: Where is thy brother Abel? And he answered: I know not: am I my brother's keeper?10And he said to him: What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's blood crieth to me from the earth.…
Additional TranslationsAnd the LORD said to Cain, “Where is your brother Abel?” “I do not know!” he answered. “Am I my brother’s keeper?”And the LORD said to Cain, Where is Abel your brother? And he said, I know not: Am I my brother's keeper?
And Jehovah said unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And he said, I know not: am I my brother's keeper?
And the Lord God said to Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? and he said, I know not, am I my brother's keeper?
And Jehovah said to Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And he said, I know not: am I my brother's keeper?
And the LORD said unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And he said, I know not: am I my brother's keeper?
And the LORD said to Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And he said, I know not: Am I my brother's keeper?
Yahweh said to Cain, "Where is Abel, your brother?" He said, "I don't know. Am I my brother's keeper?"
And Jehovah saith unto Cain, 'Where is Abel thy brother?' and he saith, 'I have not known; my brother's keeper -- I?'
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