by Pastor Arnold Kennedy |

The Serpent Seed Doctrine, aka The Two Seedline Doctrine | Who was Cain’s father? 1 John 3:12: “Not as Cain, who was of that wicked one, and slew his brother.” Genesis 3:15 says that the serpent has a seed? What is a seed? Here are a few popular translations of the Bible that might make things a little more clear.

  • King James Version (KJV): And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed…
  • New International Version (NIV): And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers…
  • New Living Translation (NLV) And I will cause hostility between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring…
  • Orthodox Jewish Bible (OJB): And I will put eivah (enmity) between thee and HaIsha (you and the woman), and between thy zera and her Zera (seed)…
  • Modern English Version (MEV): I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring…