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Why wasn't Cain's punishment death?



      

Genesis 4:14

ESV - 14 Behold, you have driven me today away from the ground, and from your face I shall be hidden. I shall be a fugitive and a wanderer on the earth, and whoever finds me will kill me.

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
After Cain killed his brother Abel, God gave the following judgment to Cain: "And now you are cursed from the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother's blood from your hand. When...

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Mini Kenneth Heck
Although Cain himself didn't receive the death penalty, his line was totally terminated with the Deluge. Seth's line barely survived through the eight persons in the Ark.

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