||Cain said, 'My sin is too great to bear!
Vayomer Kayin el-Adonay gadol avoni mineso.
||Behold, today You have banished me from the face of the earth, and I am to be hidden from Your face. I am to be restless and isolated in the world, and whoever finds me will kill me.'
Hen gerashta oti hayom me'al peney ha'adamah umipanecha esater vehayiti na vanad ba'arets vehayah chol- motse'i yahar'geni.
(Ralbag). Or, 'My punishment is too great...' (Ibn Ezra; Chizzkuni); or, 'Is my sin then too great to forgive?' (Rashi; Chizzkuni).