Genesis 4:24
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Ifכִּ֥י
(ki)
3588: that, for, whena prim. conjunction
Cainקָ֑יִן
(ka·yin;)
7014b: oldest son of Adam and Evefrom the same as qayin
is avengedיֻקַּם־
(yuk·kam-)
5358: to avenge, take vengeancea prim. root
sevenfold,שִׁבְעָתַ֖יִם
(shiv·'a·ta·yim)
7659: sevenfold, seven timesfrom sheba
Then Lamechוְלֶ֖מֶךְ
(ve·le·mech)
3929: a desc. of Cain, also a desc. of Sethof uncertain derivation
seventy-sevenfold."שִׁבְעִ֥ים
(shiv·'im)
7657: seventy (a card. number)from sheba









KJV Lexicon
If
kiy  (kee)
very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed
Cain
Qayin  (kah'-yin)
Kajin, the name of the first child, also of a place in Palestine, and of an Oriental tribe -- Cain, Kenite(-s).
shall be avenged
naqam  (naw-kam')
to grudge, i.e. avenge or punish -- avenge(-r, self), punish, revenge (self), surely, take vengeance.
sevenfold
shib`athayim  (shib-aw-thah'-yim)
seven-times -- seven(-fold, times).
truly Lamech
Lemek  (leh'-mek)
Lemek, the name of two antediluvian patriarchs -- Lamech.
seventy
shib`iym.  (shib-eem')
seventy -- seventy, threescore and ten (+ -teen).
and sevenfold
sheba`  (sheh'-bah)
a primitive cardinal number; seven (as the sacred full one); also (adverbially) seven times; by implication, a week; by extension, an indefinite number
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
If Cain is avenged sevenfold, Then Lamech seventy-sevenfold."

King James Bible
If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If Cain is to be avenged seven times over, then for Lamech it will be seventy-seven times!

International Standard Version
For if Cain is being avenged seven times, then Lamech will be avenged 77 times."

NET Bible
If Cain is to be avenged seven times as much, then Lamech seventy-seven times!"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If Cain is avenged 7 times, then Lamech, 77 times."

King James 2000 Bible
If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold.
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