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What Bible verse is I am my brother's keeper?

Despite warnings, Cain fails to master his evil nature and murders his brother Abel, after which God asks him: “Where [is] Abel thy brother?"And Cain replied: "I know not: [Am] I my brother's keeper?”

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Also question is, where in the Bible does it say I am my brother's keeper?

brother's keeper, Am I my. A saying from the Bible's story of Cain and Abel. After Cain had murdered his brother Abel, God asked him where his brother was. Cain answered, “I know not; am I my brother's keeper?”

Additionally, who does the Bible say is my brother? For whoever does the will of my father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother.” In Luke's Gospel, Jesus pulls no punches. “If anyone comes to me and does not hate his father and mother, his wife and children, his brothers and sisters—yes, even his own life—he cannot be my disciple.”

Keeping this in consideration, what does it mean to say I am my brother's keeper?

"My brother's keeper" - it means, quite literally, the person who 'keeps' his brother. In those days, and now, it refers to being responsible for someone, as in "I am responsible for my brother."

What does my brother's keeper tattoo mean?

My Brother's Keeper Tattoo. The phrase 'I am my brother's keeper' is a well known saying in the bible, coming from the story of Cain and Abel. ' this signifies that Cain is talking back to God, telling God that he is not accountable for the absence of his brother Abel.

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