15 But the Lord said to him, “Not so[a]; anyone who kills Cain(A) will suffer vengeance(B) seven times over.(C)” Then the Lord put a mark on Cain so that no one who found him would kill him. 16 So Cain went out from the Lord’s presence(D) and lived in the land of Nod,[b] east of Eden.(E)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 4:15 Septuagint, Vulgate and Syriac; Hebrew Very well
  2. Genesis 4:16 Nod means wandering (see verses 12 and 14).

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