hebrew
1)

Why did Hashem refer to the blood of Hevel in the plural ("D'mei")?

1.

Rashi #1 and Targum Onkelus: Because He was referring also to the blood of all Hevel's potential offspring whom Kayin prevented from coming into the world 1 with his murder.

2.

Rashi #2: Because of the many wounds that he inflicted on his body, not knowing on which limb to strike him and kill him. 2


1

Moshav Zekenim: In any case, they will be born to someone else before Mashi'ach comes! However, they preferred to be born to Tzadikim. Or, it is painful for them until they are born.

2

Refer to 4:8:2:1.

2)

Why does it say that the blood is crying "from the ground"?

1.

Hadar Zekenim : Hashem told him, you cannot say that an animal killed him, for it would not know to cover the blood.

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