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Mark Of Cain

is an acrostic for moc.

Definition of the noun mark of cain

What does mark of cain mean as a name of something?


  1. the mark that God set upon Cain now refers to a person's sinful nature

Alternative definition of the noun mark of cain


  1. A stigma of shame


"Mark Of Cain" is a film.

  • genre: Horror


Mark of Cain is a serialized work.

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Google previewNow You Know The Bible (2010)

by Doug Lennox

The Mark of Cain is a well-reviewed British TV film that was first broadcast in 2007, three years after the revelations of torture at Abu Ghraib ...

Google previewJoseph's Bones (2007)

Understanding the Struggle Between God and Mankind in the Bible by Jerome M. Segal

” Thus the mark of Cain is a sign of God's protection. Whatever we might think about ...

Google previewThe Public (1903)

by Louis Freeland Post, Alice Thatcher Post

To-day the mark of Cain is a bait for the mob, and even preachers are found ...

Google previewDictionary of Images and Symbols in Counselling (1998)

by William Stewart

Possible psychological interpretation The mark of Cain is a stigma of punishment and rejection. The allusion to Nod means being in dreamland. Symbolically Cain is a type of natural, unregenerate man who worships self-will. The two brothers ...

Google previewAllen's Dictionary of English Phrases (2008)

by Robert Allen

the mark of Cain the sign of a murderer. The phrase comes from the account in Genesis (4:15), in which God condemned Cain to the life of a fugitive ...

Google previewTheological Dictionary of the New Testament (1985)

Abridged in One Volume by Gerhard Kittel, Gerhard Friedrich, Geoffrey W. Bromiley

The mark of Cain seems to be a tattooed sign. It does not brand Cain as a murderer but sets him under divine protection (cf. the mark of Ezek. 9:4) . D. Later Judaism. 1. Ps. Sol. 2:6 refers to Pompey's branding of Jewish prisoners.

Google previewA Dictionary of Biblical Tradition in English Literature (1992)

by David L. Jeffrey

MARK OF CAIN After Cain murdered Abel, God placed a "mark" on him "lest any finding him should kill him" (Gen. 4:15). This was a token of protection, in part, since God had promised vengeance "sevenfold" on "whosoever slayeth Cain.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Film Noir (2007)

by Geoff Mayer, Brian McDonnell

THE MARK OF CAIN (Two Cities/Rank, 1947). Director: Brian Desmond Hurst. Producer: W. P. Lipscomb. Script: W. P. Lipscomb (adaptation), Francis Crowdy, and Christianna Brand, based on the novel Airing in a Closed Carriage by Joseph ...

Google previewZondervan Dictionary of Bible and Theology Words (2009)

by Matthew S. DeMoss, J. Edward Miller

mark of Cain After Cain murdered Abel, a visible sign that God placed on Cain to prevent others from avenging Abel's death (Gen. 4:15). mark of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Jewish Folklore and Traditions (2015)

by Raphael Patai

The Mark of Cain. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1981. Sarna, Nahum M. Understanding Genesis: The Heritage of Biblical Israel. 96 Cain and abel.

Google previewThe New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy (2002)

by Eric Donald Hirsch, Joseph F. Kett, James S. Trefil

The "mark of Cain" now refers to an individual's or humankind's sinful nature. Calvary The hill near Jerusalem on which Jesus was crucified. The name is Latin for "Place of the Skull"; it is also called Golgotha. (See Crucifixion.) Cast thy bread ...

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