19 Lamech married(A) two women,(B) one named Adah and the other Zillah. 20 Adah gave birth to Jabal; he was the father of those who live in tents and raise livestock. 21 His brother’s name was Jubal; he was the father of all who play stringed instruments(C) and pipes.(D) 22 Zillah also had a son, Tubal-Cain, who forged(E) all kinds of tools out of[a] bronze and iron. Tubal-Cain’s sister was Naamah.

23 Lamech said to his wives,

“Adah and Zillah, listen to me;
    wives of Lamech, hear my words.
I have killed(F) a man for wounding me,
    a young man for injuring me.
24 If Cain is avenged(G) seven times,(H)
    then Lamech seventy-seven times.(I)

25 Adam made love to his wife(J) again, and she gave birth to a son and named him Seth,[b](K) saying, “God has granted me another child in place of Abel, since Cain killed him.”(L) 26 Seth also had a son, and he named him Enosh.(M)

At that time people began to call on[c] the name of the Lord.(N)

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  1. Genesis 4:22 Or who instructed all who work in
  2. Genesis 4:25 Seth probably means granted.
  3. Genesis 4:26 Or to proclaim

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