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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 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.

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

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.

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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Context Readings

Cain And Abel

16 So Cain went out from the presence of the Lord and lived in the land of Nod, east of Eden. 17 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. 18 To Enoch was born Irad, and Irad was the father of Mehujael. Mehujael was the father of Methushael, and Methushael was the father of Lamech.



Cross References

Psalm 49:11

Their grave becomes their permanent residence, their eternal dwelling place. They name their lands after themselves,

Genesis 5:18

When Jared had lived 162 years, he became the father of Enoch.

Genesis 5:22

After he became the father of Methuselah, Enoch walked with God for 300 years, and he had other sons and daughters.

Genesis 11:4

Then they said, "Come, let's build ourselves a city and a tower with its top in the heavens so that we may make a name for ourselves. Otherwise we will be scattered across the face of the entire earth."

2 Samuel 18:18

Prior to this Absalom had set up a monument and dedicated it to himself in the King's Valley, reasoning "I have no son who will carry on my name." He named the monument after himself, and to this day it is known as Absalom's Memorial.

Ecclesiastes 2:4-11

I increased my possessions: I built houses for myself; I planted vineyards for myself.

Daniel 4:30

The king uttered these words: "Is this not the great Babylon that I have built for a royal residence by my own mighty strength and for my majestic honor?"

Luke 17:28-29

Likewise, just as it was in the days of Lot, people were eating, drinking, buying, selling, planting, building;

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