Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Adah gave birth to Jabal; he was the father of those who dwell in tents and have livestock.

King James Version

And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of such as dwell in tents, and of such as have cattle.

Holman Bible

Adah bore Jabal; he was the father of the nomadic herdsmen.

International Standard Version

Adah gave birth to Jabal, who became the ancestor of those who live in tents and herd livestock.

A Conservative Version

And Adah bore Jabal. He was the father of such as dwell in tents and [have] cattle.

American Standard Version

And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of such as dwell in tents and have cattle.

Amplified

Adah bore Jabal; he was the father of those who dwell in tents and have cattle and purchase possessions.

Bible in Basic English

And Adah gave birth to Jabal: he was the father of such as are living in tents and keep cattle.

Darby Translation

And Adah bore Jabal: he was the father of those who dwell in tents, and breed cattle.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Adah bore Jabal; he was the father of those who dwell in tents and of those who have cattle.

Julia Smith Translation

And Adah will bear Jabal; he was the father of him remaining in the tent, and riches.

King James 2000

And Adah bore Jabal: he was the father of such as dwell in tents, and of such as have cattle.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Adah gave birth to Jabal; he was the father of those who live in tents and [those who have] livestock.

Modern King James verseion

And Adah bore Jabal; he was the father of those who dwell in tents, and with cattle.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Ada bare Jabal; of whom came they that dwell in tents and possess cattle.

NET Bible

Adah gave birth to Jabal; he was the first of those who live in tents and keep livestock.

New Heart English Bible

Adah gave birth to Jabal, who was the father of those who dwell in tents and have livestock.

The Emphasized Bible

And Adah bare Jabal, - he, was father of such as dwell in tents, and have cattle;

Webster

And Adah bore Jabal: he was the father of such as dwell in tents, and of such as have cattle.

World English Bible

Adah gave birth to Jabal, who was the father of those who dwell in tents and have livestock.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Adah beareth Jabal, he hath been father of those inhabiting tents and purchased possessions;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עדה 
`Adah 
Usage: 8

ילד 
Yalad 
Usage: 497

יבל 
Yabal 
Usage: 1

he was the father
H1
אב 
'ab 
Usage: 1214

of such as dwell
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

in tents
אהל 
'ohel 
Usage: 345

Context Readings

Cain And Abel

19 Lamech took to himself two wives: the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other, Zillah. 20 Adah gave birth to Jabal; he was the father of those who dwell in tents and have livestock. 21 His brother's name was Jubal; he was the father of all those who play the lyre and pipe.



Cross References

Genesis 4:2

Again, she gave birth to his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of flocks, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

Genesis 4:21

His brother's name was Jubal; he was the father of all those who play the lyre and pipe.

Genesis 25:27

When the boys grew up, Esau became a skillful hunter, a man of the field, but Jacob was a peaceful man, living in tents.

1 Chronicles 2:50-52

These were the sons of Caleb. The sons of Hur, the firstborn of Ephrathah, were Shobal the father of Kiriath-jearim,

1 Chronicles 4:4-5

Penuel was the father of Gedor, and Ezer the father of Hushah. These were the sons of Hur, the firstborn of Ephrathah, the father of Bethlehem.

Jeremiah 35:9-10

nor to build ourselves houses to dwell in; and we do not have vineyard or field or seed.

John 8:44

"You are of your father the devil, and you want to do the desires of your father He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth because there is no truth in him Whenever he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own nature, for he is a liar and the father of lies.

Romans 4:11-12

and he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had while uncircumcised, so that he might be the father of all who believe without being circumcised, that righteousness might be credited to them,

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he lived as an alien in the land of promise, as in a foreign land, dwelling in tents with Isaac and Jacob, fellow heirs of the same promise;

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