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Genesis 4:23–24

23 And Lamech said unto his wives,

Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice;

Ye wives of Lamech, hearken unto my speech:

For ||I have slain a man to my iwounding,

And a young man ||to my hurt.

24  kIf Cain shall be avenged sevenfold,

Truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold.

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Genesis 4:23–24 — The New International Version (NIV)

23 Lamech said to his wives,

“Adah and Zillah, listen to me;

wives of Lamech, hear my words.

I have killed a man for wounding me,

a young man for injuring me.

24 If Cain is avenged seven times,

then Lamech seventy-seven times.”

Genesis 4:23–24 — English Standard Version (ESV)

23 Lamech said to his wives:

“Adah and Zillah, hear my voice;

you wives of Lamech, listen to what I say:

I have killed a man for wounding me,

a young man for striking me.

24 If Cain’s revenge is sevenfold,

then Lamech’s is seventy-sevenfold.”

Genesis 4:23–24 — New Living Translation (NLT)

23 One day Lamech said to his wives,

“Adah and Zillah, hear my voice;

listen to me, you wives of Lamech.

I have killed a man who attacked me,

a young man who wounded me.

24 If someone who kills Cain is punished seven times,

then the one who kills me will be punished seventy-seven times!”

Genesis 4:23–24 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

23 Then Lamech said to his wives:

“Adah and Zillah, hear my voice;

Wives of Lamech, listen to my speech!

For I have killed a man for wounding me,

Even a young man for hurting me.

24 If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold,

Then Lamech seventy-sevenfold.”

Genesis 4:23–24 — New Century Version (NCV)

23 Lamech said to his wives:

“Adah and Zillah, hear my voice!

You wives of Lamech, listen to what I say.

I killed a man for wounding me,

a young man for hitting me.

24 If Cain’s killer is punished seven times,

then Lamech’s killer will be punished seventy-seven times.”

Genesis 4:23–24 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

23 And Lamech said unto his wives:

Adah and Zillah, hear my voice;

Ye wives of Lamech, hearken unto my speech:

For I have slain a man for wounding me,

And a young man for bruising me:

24 If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold,

Truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold.

Genesis 4:23–24 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

23 And Lemech said to his wives: Adah and Zillah, hear my voice, Ye wives of Lemech, listen to my speech. For I have slain a man for my wound, and a youth for my bruise. 24 If Cain shall be avenged seven-fold; Lemech seventy and seven fold.

Genesis 4:23–24 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

23 Lamech said to his wives,

“Adah and Zillah, listen to me!

Wives of Lamech, hear what I say!

I killed a man for bruising me,

a young man for wounding me.

24 If Cain is avenged 7 times,

then Lamech, 77 times.”

Genesis 4:23–24 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

23 Lamech said to his wives:

Adah and Zillah, hear my voice;

wives of Lamech, pay attention to my words.

For I killed a man for wounding me,

a young man for striking me.

24 If Cain is to be avenged seven times over,

then for Lamech it will be seventy-seven times!

Genesis 4:23–24 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

23 Lamech said to his wives:

“Adah and Zillah, hear my voice;

you wives of Lamech, listen to what I say:

I have killed a man for wounding me,

a young man for striking me.

24 If Cain is avenged sevenfold,

truly Lamech seventy-sevenfold.”

Genesis 4:23–24 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

23 Then Lamech said to his wives,

“Adah and Zillah, listen to my voice;

O wives of Lamech, hear my words.

I have killed a man for wounding me,

Even a young man for injuring me.

24 If Cain is avenged sevenfold,

Then Lamech will be avenged seventy and seven times.

Genesis 4:23–24 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

23 Lamech said to his wives,

“Adah and Zillah, listen to me.

You wives of Lamech, hear my words.

I have killed a man because he wounded me.

I have killed a young man because he hurt me.

24 Anyone who would have killed Cain would have been paid back seven times.

But anyone who hurts me will be paid back 77 times.”

Genesis 4:23–24 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

23 Lamech said to his wives,

Adah and Zillah,

Listen to my voice,

You wives of Lamech,

Give heed to my speech,

For I have killed a man for wounding me;

And a boy for striking me;

24 If Cain is avenged sevenfold,

Then Lamech seventy-sevenfold.”