New Living Translation
Lamech named his son Noah, for he said, "May he bring us relief from our work and the painful labor of farming this ground that the LORD has cursed."
King James Bible
And he called his name Noah, saying, This same shall comfort us concerning our work and toil of our hands, because of the ground which the LORD hath cursed.
Darby Bible Translation
And he called his name Noah, saying, This one shall comfort us concerning our work and concerning the toil of our hands, because of the ground which Jehovah has cursed.
World English Bible
and he named him Noah, saying, "This same will comfort us in our work and in the toil of our hands, because of the ground which Yahweh has cursed."
Young's Literal Translation
and calleth his name Noah, saying, 'This one doth comfort us concerning our work, and concerning the labour of our hands, because of the ground which Jehovah hath cursed.'
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Against its will, all creation was subjected to God's curse. But with eager hope,
And to the man he said, "Since you listened to your wife and ate from the tree whose fruit I commanded you not to eat, the ground is cursed because of you. All your life you will struggle to scratch a living from it.
Now you are cursed and banished from the ground, which has swallowed your brother's blood.
When Lamech was 182 years old, he became the father of a son.
After the birth of Noah, Lamech lived another 595 years, and he had other sons and daughters.
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