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Did Abel cry to God thru his blood literally?

According to Genesis 4:10, did Abel’s blood cry to God literally?
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In Genesis 1:29 why was Abel a shepherd when vegetation was the only permitted food? [duplicate]

According to Gen 1:29-30 and Gen 3:18b, God had given green herbs as mankind's food both before and after the fall. Before the curse: Genesis:1.29 And God said, "See, I have given you every herb ...
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Do the meanings of Cain and Abel's names tell us anything about how Cain killed Abel?

There's often speculation on how Cain killed Abel in Genesis 4. I've also been told that Cain's name means "spear" and Abel's name means "vapor" or "breath". Do the meanings of Abel and Cain's ...
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Why is “bloods,” translated as “blood,” in Genesis 4:10?

When trying to understand the meaning of "the cry of Abel's blood," as recorded in Genesis 4:10,I found this interesting article which reads, In our lesson, taken from here , we look into an ...
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In Luke 11:50-51, why does Luke seem to refer to Abel as a “prophet”?

In the gospel of Luke at Chapter 11:50-51 (NIV), Jesus refers to Abel as a "prophet." I am not aware of any scripture spoken by Abel, which would prove that he is a prophet,but the words of Jesus ...