Genesis 4:15
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּ֧אמֶר
way-yō-mer
And saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
  ל֣וֹ
lōw
to himPrep | 3ms
3068 [e]יְהוָ֗ה
Yah-weh
YahwehN-proper-ms
3651 [e]לָכֵן֙
lā-ḵên
thereforeAdv
3605 [e]כָּל־
kāl-
whoeverN-msc
2026 [e]הֹרֵ֣ג
hō-rêḡ
killsV-Qal-Prtcpl-msc
7014 [e]קַ֔יִן
qa-yin,
CainN-proper-ms
7659 [e]שִׁבְעָתַ֖יִם
šiḇ-‘ā-ṯa-yim
sevenfoldNumber-fd
5358 [e]יֻקָּ֑ם
yuq-qām;
vengeance shall be taken on himV-Hofal-Imperf-3ms
7760 [e]וַיָּ֨שֶׂם
way-yā-śem
And setConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3068 [e]יְהוָ֤ה
Yah-weh
YahwehN-proper-ms
7014 [e]לְקַ֙יִן֙
lə-qa-yin
on CainPrep-l | N-proper-ms
226 [e]א֔וֹת
’ō-wṯ,
a markN-cs
1115 [e]לְבִלְתִּ֥י
lə-ḇil-tî
lestPrep-l
5221 [e]הַכּוֹת־
hak-kō-wṯ-
should killV-Hifil-Inf
853 [e]אֹת֖וֹ
’ō-ṯōw
himDirObjM | 3ms
3605 [e]כָּל־
kāl-
anyoneN-msc
4672 [e]מֹצְאֽוֹ׃
mō-ṣə-’ōw.
finding himV-Qal-Prtcpl-msc | 3ms









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 4:15 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֧אמֶר לֹ֣ו יְהוָ֗ה לָכֵן֙ כָּל־הֹרֵ֣ג קַ֔יִן שִׁבְעָתַ֖יִם יֻקָּ֑ם וַיָּ֨שֶׂם יְהוָ֤ה לְקַ֙יִן֙ אֹ֔ות לְבִלְתִּ֥י הַכֹּות־אֹתֹ֖ו כָּל־מֹצְאֹֽו׃

בראשית 4:15 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר לו יהוה לכן כל־הרג קין שבעתים יקם וישם יהוה לקין אות לבלתי הכות־אתו כל־מצאו׃

בראשית 4:15 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר לו יהוה לכן כל־הרג קין שבעתים יקם וישם יהוה לקין אות לבלתי הכות־אתו כל־מצאו׃

בראשית 4:15 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר לו יהוה לכן כל הרג קין שבעתים יקם וישם יהוה לקין אות לבלתי הכות אתו כל מצאו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
So the LORD said to him, "Therefore whoever kills Cain, vengeance will be taken on him sevenfold." And the LORD appointed a sign for Cain, so that no one finding him would slay him.

King James Bible
And the LORD said unto him, Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold. And the LORD set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him should kill him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the LORD replied to him, "In that case, whoever kills Cain will suffer vengeance seven times over." And He placed a mark on Cain so that whoever found him would not kill him.
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sevenfold.

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