mark of Cain


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Noun1.mark of Cain - the mark that God set upon Cain now refers to a person's sinful naturemark of Cain - the mark that God set upon Cain now refers to a person's sinful nature
sin, sinfulness, wickedness - estrangement from god
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Then the old man cried and grieved, and said he was a murderer and the mark of Cain was on him, and he had disgraced his family and was going to be found out and hung.
He did it so energetically and thoroughly that the poor Worm was cast into the depths of remorseful despair, and went to bed that evening feeling that he was an outcast from among men, and bore the mark of Cain upon his brow.
According to the synopsis, "Simon [Alberto Rosende] is determined to get rid of the Mark of Cain and, with Isabelle's [Emeraude Toubia] help, tries to track down New York's oldest vampire to get more information on the mark.
The Mark of Cain EMMERDALE ITV THERE was a time when we didn't think Cain had a conscience, but this week his guilt overwhelms him when the police ask Debbie to identify a body.
The Mark of Cain confesses to Debbie that he killed Joe THERE was a time when we didn't think Cain had a conscience, but this week his guilt overwhelms him when the police ask Debbie to identify a body.
Humanity has lived long enough with myths of the curses of Eve and Ham and the mark of Cain. We are not women and black because a punitive God wanted racial and gender hierarchies or because a sadistic God makes sport of us.
"He will carry the mark of Cain for the rest of his life.
That posture is in America's cultural DNA: New arrivals always come saddled with the mark of Cain, as it were.
56) Charlie calls Sam and Dean and tells them she found the Book of the Dead that could help remove the Mark of Cain. Unfortunately, a man who claims the book belongs to his family shoots her.
Maybe it was the stigma of being the only player signed by Rafa Benitez in his time in charge at Chelsea that had daubed him with the mark of Cain.
At the time of writing, Lang's suggestion that the committee return the painting to him, even with a mark of Cain, has been rejected.