New Living Translation
"Why are you so angry?" the LORD asked Cain. "Why do you look so dejected?
King James Bible
And the LORD said unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen?
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah said to Cain, Why art thou angry, and why is thy countenance fallen?
World English Bible
Yahweh said to Cain, "Why are you angry? Why has the expression of your face fallen?
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah saith unto Cain, 'Why hast thou displeasure? and why hath thy countenance fallen?
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LibraryLetter xxxvi. To Pope Damasus.
Jerome's reply to the foregoing. For the second and fourth questions he refers Damasus to the writings of Tertullian, Novatian, and Origen. The remaining three he deals with in detail. Gen. iv. 15, he understands to mean "the slayer of Cain shall complete the sevenfold vengeance which is to be wreaked upon him." Exodus xiii. 18, he proposes to reconcile with Gen. xv. 16, by supposing that in the one place the tribe of Levi is referred to, in the other the tribe of Judah. He suggests, however, that …
St. Jerome—The Principal Works of St. Jerome
How the Kindly-Disposed and the Envious are to be Admonished.
Epistle cxxii. To Rechared, King of the visigoths .
The Growth of the Old Testament Prophetic Histories
The LORD replied, "Is it right for you to be angry about this?"
You will be accepted if you do what is right. But if you refuse to do what is right, then watch out! Sin is crouching at the door, eager to control you. But you must subdue it and be its master."
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