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From Adam to Lamech Adam, Cain, Enoch, Irad, Mehujael, Methusael, Lamech If we start with Adam, then there are 7 generations from Adam to Lamech However, if we start with Cain, then there are 6 generations from Adam to Lamech Which is it? Genesis 4:24 makes it sound like the 7th generation from Cain. How could that be Lamech?    

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Dear Rabbi, please explain why it is said that 'an eye for an eye' refers to monetary recompense for an injury. I have heard that it has something to do with the letter ayin - but I do not know the link.

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10 generations from Adam to Noah Adam, Seth, Enosh, ..., Methuselah, Lamech, Noah There are 10 generations if Adam and Noah are both included 10 generations from Noah to Abraham Noah, Shem, Arpachshat, ..., Nahor, Terah, Abraham If we start with Noah, then there are 11 generations If we start with Shem, then there are 10 generations. Please explain.    

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Genesis 4:24 If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, then for Lamech it shall be seventy seven fold. From Adam to Lamech Adam, Cain, Enoch, Irad, Mehujael, Methusael, Lamech Lamech accidently killed Cain If we start with Adam, then there are 7 generations If we start with Cain, then there are 6 generations. How is Lamech considered the avenging of Cain 7-fold, i.e., 7th generation from Cain? And what does 77 mean for Lamech?