Genesis 4:5
Parallel Verses
New Living Translation
but he did not accept Cain and his gift. This made Cain very angry, and he looked dejected.

King James Bible
But unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.

Darby Bible Translation
and upon Cain, and on his offering, he did not look. And Cain was very angry, and his countenance fell.

World English Bible
but he didn't respect Cain and his offering. Cain was very angry, and the expression on his face fell.

Young's Literal Translation
and unto Cain and unto his present He hath not looked; and it is very displeasing to Cain, and his countenance is fallen.

Genesis 4:5 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

4:5 And Cain was wroth, and his countenance fell - Not so much out of grief as malice and rage. His sullen churlish countenance, and down - look, betrayed his passionate resentment.

Genesis 4:5 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Letter 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.
(Admonition 11.) Differently to be admonished are the kindly-disposed and the envious. For the kindly-disposed are to be admonished so to rejoice in what is good in others as to desire to have the like as their own; so to praise with affection the deeds of their neighbours as also to multiply them by imitation, lest in this stadium of the present life they assist at the contest of others as eager backers, but inert spectators, and remain without a prize after the contest, in that they toiled not
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Epistle cxxii. To Rechared, King of the visigoths .
To Rechared, King of the Visigoths [82] . Gregory to Rechared, &c. I cannot express in words, most excellent son, how much I am delighted with thy work and thy life. For on hearing of the power of a new miracle in our days, to wit that the whole nation of the Goths has through thy Excellency been brought over from the error of Arian heresy to the firmness of a right faith, one is disposed to exclaim with the prophet, This is the change wrought by the right hand of the Most High (Ps. lxxvi. 11 [83]
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

The Growth of the Old Testament Prophetic Histories
[Sidenote: Analogies between the influences that produced the two Testaments] Very similar influences were at work in producing and shaping both the Old and the New Testaments; only in the history of the older Scriptures still other forces can be distinguished. Moreover, the Old Testament contains a much greater variety of literature. It is also significant that, while some of the New Testament books began to be canonized less than a century after they were written, there is clear evidence that
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament

Cross References
Jude 1:11
What sorrow awaits them! For they follow in the footsteps of Cain, who killed his brother. Like Balaam, they deceive people for money. And like Korah, they perish in their rebellion.

Numbers 16:15
Then Moses became very angry and said to the LORD, "Do not accept their grain offerings! I have not taken so much as a donkey from them, and I have never hurt a single one of them."

1 Samuel 16:7
But the LORD said to Samuel, "Don't judge by his appearance or height, for I have rejected him. The LORD doesn't see things the way you see them. People judge by outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart."

Proverbs 29:10
The bloodthirsty hate blameless people, but the upright seek to help them.

Isaiah 3:9
The very look on their faces gives them away. They display their sin like the people of Sodom and don't even try to hide it. They are doomed! They have brought destruction upon themselves.

Jump to Previous
Angry Cain Countenance Displeasing Downcast Expression Face Fallen Favor Fell Offering Pleasure Present Regard Respect Sad Wroth
Jump to Next
Angry Cain Countenance Displeasing Downcast Expression Face Fallen Favor Fell Offering Pleasure Present Regard Respect Sad Wroth
Links
Genesis 4:5 NIV
Genesis 4:5 NLT
Genesis 4:5 ESV
Genesis 4:5 NASB
Genesis 4:5 KJV

Genesis 4:5 Bible Apps
Genesis 4:5 Biblia Paralela
Genesis 4:5 Chinese Bible
Genesis 4:5 French Bible
Genesis 4:5 German Bible

Genesis 4:5 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Genesis 4:4
Top of Page
Top of Page