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.
If Cain is to be avenged seven times over,
then for Lamech it will be seventy-seven times!
“But if after these things you will not obey Me, I will proceed to discipline you seven times for your sins.
“If you act with hostility toward Me and are unwilling to obey Me, I will multiply your plagues seven times for your sins.
then I will act with hostility toward you; I also will strike you seven times for your sins.
I will act with furious hostility toward you; I will also discipline you seven times for your sins.
Still, if caught, he must pay seven times as much;
he must give up all the wealth in his house.
The moonlight will be as bright as the sunlight, and the sunlight will be seven times brighter—like the light of seven days—on the day that the Lord bandages His people’s injuries and heals the wounds He inflicted.
Then Nebuchadnezzar was filled with rage, and the expression on his face changed toward Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. He gave orders to heat the furnace seven times more than was customary,
“The Lord will cause the enemies who rise up against you to be defeated before you. They will march out against you from one direction but flee from you in seven directions.
The Lord will cause you to be defeated before your enemies. You will march out against them from one direction but flee from them in seven directions. You will be an object of horror to all the kingdoms of the earth.
Pay back sevenfold to our neighbors
the reproach they have hurled at You, Lord.