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 4:16
4:15 God said to him, 'Indeed! Whoever kills Cain will be punished seven times as much.' God placed a mark on Cain so that whoever would find him would not kill him.
Vayomer lo Adonay lachen kol-horeg Kayin shiv'atayim yukam vayasem Adonay le-Kayin ot levilti hakot-oto kol-motse'o.
4:16 Cain went out from before God's presence. He settled in the land of Nod, to the east of Eden.
Vayetse Kayin milifney Adonay vayeshev be'erets-Nod kid'mat-Eden.



Commentary:

Indeed
  (cf. Rashi). La-khen in Hebrew, literally 'to yes.' the word is usually translated as 'therefore.'

seven times as much
  Or, 'Do not dare kill Cain! He will be punished after seven [generations]' (Rashi). Indeed, Cain was killed after seven generations by Tuval Cain (see note on Genesis 4:23).

Nod
  Hebrew for isolation or wandering, see note on Genesis 4:12.





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