Genesis 4:14-17 NIV

14 Today you are driving me from the land, and I will be hidden from your presence;1 I will be a restless wanderer on the earth,2 and whoever finds me will kill me."3
15 But the LORD said to him, "Not soa; if anyone kills Cain4, he will suffer vengeance5 seven times over.6" Then the LORD put a mark on Cain so that no one who found him would kill him.

References for Genesis 4:15

    • e 4:15 - Septuagint, Vulgate and Syriac; Hebrew "Very well"
      16 So Cain went out from the LORD's presence7 and lived in the land of Nod,b east of Eden.8

      References for Genesis 4:16

        • f 4:16 - "Nod" means "wandering" (see verses 12 and 14).
          17 Cain lay with his wife,9 and she became pregnant and gave birth to Enoch. Cain was then building a city,10 and he named it after his son11 Enoch.

          References for Genesis 4:17