Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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

And Cain's wife [one of Adam's offspring] became pregnant and bore Enoch; and Cain built a city and named it after his son Enoch.

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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Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Cain And Abel

16 And Cain went out from the presence of the LORD, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden. 17 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. 18 And unto Enoch was born Irad: and Irad begat Mehujael: and Mehujael begat Methusael: and Methusael begat Lamech.



Cross References

Psalm 49:11

Their inward thought is, that their houses shall continue for ever, and their dwelling places to all generations; they call their lands after their own names.

Genesis 5:18

And Jared lived an hundred sixty and two years, and he begat Enoch:

Genesis 5:22

And Enoch walked with God after he begat Methuselah three hundred years, and begat sons and daughters:

Genesis 11:4

And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.

2 Samuel 18:18

Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and reared up for himself a pillar, which is in the king's dale: for he said, I have no son to keep my name in remembrance: and he called the pillar after his own name: and it is called unto this day, Absalom's place.

Ecclesiastes 2:4-11

I made me great works; I builded me houses; I planted me vineyards:

Daniel 4:30

The king spake, and said, Is not this great Babylon, that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power, and for the honour of my majesty?

Luke 17:28-29

Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded;

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