Parallel Verses

Amplified

If Cain is avenged sevenfold, truly Lamech [will be avenged] seventy-sevenfold.

New American Standard Bible

If Cain is avenged sevenfold, Then Lamech seventy-sevenfold."

King James Version

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

Holman 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."

A Conservative Version

If Cain shall be avenged seven fold, truly Lamech seventy-seven fold.

American Standard Version

If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, Truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold.

Bible in Basic English

If seven lives are to be taken as punishment for Cain's death, seventy-seven will be taken for Lamech's.

Darby Translation

If Cain shall be avenged seven-fold; Lemech seventy and seven fold.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

if Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, truly Lamech seventy times seven.

Julia Smith Translation

If Cain shall be avenged seven fold, also Lamech seventy and seven.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

If Cain is avenged sevenfold, Then Lamech [will be avenged] seventy and seven [times].

Modern King James verseion

For Cain is avenged seven times, and Lamech seventy-seven times.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For Cain shall be avenged sevenfold: but Lamech seventy times sevenfold."

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

If Cain will be avenged seven times, truly Lamech seventy-seven times."

The Emphasized Bible

If, sevenfold, be, the avenging of Cain, Then, of Lamech, seventy and seven.

Webster

If Cain shall be avenged seven-fold, truly Lamech seventy and seven-fold.

World English Bible

If Cain will be avenged seven times, truly Lamech seventy-seven times."

Youngs Literal Translation

For sevenfold is required for Cain, And for Lamech seventy and sevenfold.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If

Usage: 0

קין 
Qayin 
Usage: 19

נקם 
Naqam 
Usage: 35

שׁבעתים 
Shib`athayim 
Usage: 6

למך 
Lemek 
Usage: 11

שׁבעים 
Shib`iym 
Usage: 91

References

Context Readings

Cain And Abel

23 Lamech said to his wives, Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice; you wives of Lamech, listen to what I say; for I have slain a man [merely] for wounding me, and a young man [only] for striking and bruising me. 24 If Cain is avenged sevenfold, truly Lamech [will be avenged] seventy-sevenfold. 25 And Adam's wife again became pregnant, and she bore a son and called his name Seth. For God, she said, has appointed for me another child instead of Abel, for Cain slew him.



Cross References

Genesis 4:15

And the Lord said to him, Therefore, if anyone kills Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold. And the Lord set a mark or sign upon Cain, lest anyone finding him should kill him.

Matthew 18:22

Jesus answered him, I tell you, not up to seven times, but seventy times seven!

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