Preview the Matthew Bible
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The Matthew Bible (Modern Spelling Edition)
15 And the Lord said unto him: Not so, but whosoever slayeth Cain shall be punished 7 fold. And the Lord put a mark upon Cain that no man that found him should kill him.
13 These are the fowls which ye shall abhor, & which shall not be eaten, for they are an abomination. The eagle, the goshawk, the cormorant,
14 the kite, the vulture & all his kind
The King James Bible
15 And the LORD said unto him, Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold. And the LORD set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him should kill him.
13 And these are they which ye shall have in abomination among the fowls; they shall not be eaten, they are an abomination: the eagle, and the ossifrage, and the ospray,
14 And the vulture, and the kite after his kind;