Lamech's Song.

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  1. Ben W

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    Genesis 4:23-24

    "Adah and Zillah hear my voice; Wives of Lamech, listen to my speech! For I have killed a man for wounding me, even a young man for hurting me. If Cain shall be avenged seven fold, then Lamech Seventy-seven fold.

    Why does Lamech mock God in this manner? So he killed a man, what makes him think he is so great as a result of it?
     
  2. HankD

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    It sounds to me as if Lamech is saying that God protected Cain after he committed murder, how much more will He protect Lamech after killing someone in self defense.

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  3. Marcia

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    Lamech's remark sounds sort of cocky to me. He was also the first polygamist. :rolleyes:

    Sort of goes together.
     

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