“The Blood of Abel” ... There, the Hebrews writer tells us that the sprinkled blood of Jesus says better things than the blood of Abel. If all we've got is a New Testament, we are sunk. There is no way for us to understand this! However, with the help of the story of Cain and Abel, which is recorded in Genesis 4, we can see that the Hebrews writer is making a powerful point.. The Cry of Abel’s Blood. In Gen 1-3 God, man, woman, and a snake all have speaking roles; then in Gen 4 it is human blood that speaks, or cries out, from the ground. God, responding to Cain’s evasion after murdering his brother Abel, says, “Your brother’s blood is crying out to me from the ground. And now you are cursed from the ground.