The land would therefore no longer continue to yield its strength to Kayin. What exactly did that entail?


Ramban: Whether he plowed, dug or planted, he would never achieve what he expected to; He would for example, plant a lot, but only a little would grow 1 . He would arrive at a pile of corn that had consisted of twenty Sa'ah, but find only ten.


The earth would hide as it were , all that was planted in it - measure for measure.


"You shall be a vagrant and a wanderer on the ground". How was this part of the curse regarding the ground mentioned


Rashi: This was a decree prohibiting Kayin from remaining for long in any one location;


Why did Hashem mention the punishment for covering Hevel's blood, but not for murdering him?


Seforno: It was not necessary to mention it, since everybody knows that someone who causes any form of damage earns himself the same punishment. 1


As the Torah writes in Parshas Emor (Vayikra 24:19); This is unclear however, since Kayin was not sentenced to death, as the Pasuk there implies. Refer to 2:14:2:1. Perhaps he is referring to the killing of Kayin seven generations later, as Rashi explains in Pasuk 15.


רש"י: אין לך רשות לדור במקום אחד: למה הוסיף רש"י 'אין לך רשות'?


גור אריה: אין הכוונה שלא יוכל להיות במקום אחד בגלל קללת האדמה, אלא מרצונו יגלה בגלל חטאו.

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