Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Cain was intimate with his wife, and she conceived and gave birth to Enoch. Then Cain became the builder of a city, and he named the city Enoch after his son.

New American Standard Bible

Cain had relations with his wife and she conceived, and gave birth to Enoch; and he built a city, and called the name of the city Enoch, after the name of his son.

King James Version

And Cain knew his wife; and she conceived, and bare Enoch: and he builded a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch.

International Standard Version

Later, Cain had sexual relations with his wife. She became pregnant and gave birth to Enoch. Cain founded a city and named it after his son Enoch.

A Conservative Version

And Cain knew his wife, and she conceived, and bore Enoch. And [Cain] built a city, and called the name of the city after the name of his son, Enoch.

American Standard Version

And Cain knew his wife; and she conceived, and bare Enoch: and he builded a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch.

Amplified

Cain knew his wife [one of Adam’s descendants] and she conceived and gave birth to Enoch; and Cain built a city and named it Enoch, after the name of his son.

Bible in Basic English

And Cain had connection with his wife and she became with child and gave birth to Enoch: and he made a town, and gave the town the name of Enoch after his son.

Darby Translation

And Cain knew his wife, and she conceived and bore Enoch. And he built a city; and he called the name of the city after the name of his son Enoch.

Julia Smith Translation

And Cain will know his wife, and she will conceive and bear Enoch: and he will be building a city, and will call the name of the city after the name of his son Enoch.

King James 2000

And Cain knew his wife; and she conceived, and bore Enoch: and he built a city, and called the name of the city after the name of his son, Enoch.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Cain knew his wife, and she conceived and gave birth to Enoch. And when he built a city {he named the city after his son, Enoch}.

Modern King James verseion

And Cain knew his wife, and she conceived and bore Enoch. And he built a city, and called the name of the city after the name of his son, Enoch.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Cain lay with his wife, which conceived and bare Enoch. And he was building a city and called the name of it after the name of his son, Enoch.

NET Bible

Cain had marital relations with his wife, and she became pregnant and gave birth to Enoch. Cain was building a city, and he named the city after his son Enoch.

New Heart English Bible

Cain knew his wife. She conceived, and gave birth to Enoch. He built a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch.

The Emphasized Bible

And Cain knew his wife, and she conceived, and bare Enoch, - Now it happened that he was building a city, so he called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch.

Webster

And Cain knew his wife, and she conceived, and bore Enoch: and he built a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son Enoch.

World English Bible

Cain knew his wife. She conceived, and gave birth to Enoch. He built a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Cain knoweth his wife, and she conceiveth, and beareth Enoch; and he is building a city, and he calleth the name of the city, according to the name of his son -- Enoch.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קין 
Qayin 
Usage: 19

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

הרה 
Harah 
Usage: 45

and bare
ילד 
Yalad 
Usage: 497

חנוך 
Chanowk 
Usage: 16

and he builded
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

a city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

and called
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

the name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

of the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

after the name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

References

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Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Cain And Abel

16 Then Cain went out from the Lord’s presence and lived in the land of Nod, east of Eden. 17 Cain was intimate with his wife, and she conceived and gave birth to Enoch. Then Cain became the builder of a city, and he named the city Enoch after his son. 18 Irad was born to Enoch, Irad fathered Mehujael, Mehujael fathered Methushael, and Methushael fathered Lamech.



Cross References

Psalm 49:11

Their graves are their eternal homes,
their homes from generation to generation,
though they have named estates after themselves.

Genesis 5:18

Jared was 162 years old when he fathered Enoch.

Genesis 5:22

And after the birth of Methuselah, Enoch walked with God 300 years and fathered other sons and daughters.

Genesis 11:4

And they said, “Come, let us build ourselves a city and a tower with its top in the sky. Let us make a name for ourselves; otherwise, we will be scattered over the face of the whole earth.”

2 Samuel 18:18

When he was alive, Absalom had set up a pillar for himself in the King’s Valley, for he had said, “I have no son to preserve the memory of my name.” So he gave the pillar his name. It is still called Absalom’s Monument today.

Ecclesiastes 2:4-11

I increased my achievements. I built houses and planted vineyards for myself.

Daniel 4:30

the king exclaimed, “Is this not Babylon the Great that I have built by my vast power to be a royal residence and to display my majestic glory?”

Luke 17:28-29

It will be the same as it was in the days of Lot: People went on eating, drinking, buying, selling, planting, building.

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