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Selected Verse: Genesis 4:23 - Strong Concordance

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Ge 4:23 Strong Concordance And Lamech [03929] said [0559] unto his wives [0802], Adah [05711] and Zillah [06741], Hear [08085] my voice [06963]; ye wives [0802] of Lamech [03929], hearken [0238] unto my speech [0565]: for I have slain [02026] a man [0376] to my wounding [06482], and a young man [03206] to my hurt [02250].
  King James 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 wounding, and a young man to my hurt.

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A Commentary, Critical, Practical, and Explanatory on the Old and New Testaments, by Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset and David Brown [1882]
Lamech said unto his wives--This speech is in a poetical form, probably the fragment of an old poem, transmitted to the time of Moses. It seems to indicate that Lamech had slain a man in self-defense, and its drift is to assure his wives, by the preservation of Cain, that an unintentional homicide, as he was, could be in no danger.
14 Behold, thou hast driven me out [01644] this day [03117] from the face [06440] of the earth [0127]; and from [05921] thy face [06440] shall I be hid [05641]; and I shall be a fugitive [05128] and a vagabond [05110] in the earth [0776]; and it shall come to pass [01961], that every one that findeth me [04672] shall slay me [02026].