Parallel Verses

Amplified

Adah gave birth to Jabal; he became the father of those [nomadic herdsmen] who live in tents and have cattle and raise livestock.

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.

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.

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 And Lamech took for himself two wives; the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other, Zillah. 20 Adah gave birth to Jabal; he became the father of those [nomadic herdsmen] who live in tents and have cattle and raise livestock. 21 His brother’s name was Jubal; he became the father of all those [musicians] who play the lyre and flute.



Cross References

Genesis 4:2

And [later] she gave birth to his brother Abel. Now Abel kept the flocks [of sheep and goats], but Cain cultivated the ground.

Genesis 4:21

His brother’s name was Jubal; he became the father of all those [musicians] who play the lyre and flute.

Genesis 25:27

When the boys grew up, Esau was an able and skilled hunter, a man of the outdoors, but Jacob was a quiet and peaceful man, living in tents.

1 Chronicles 2:50-52

These were the sons (descendants) of Caleb.The sons of Hur, the firstborn of Ephrathah: 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 eldest of Ephrathah (Ephrath), the father of Bethlehem.

Jeremiah 35:9-10

nor have we built ourselves houses to live in; nor do we have vineyards or fields or seed.

John 8:44

You are of your father the devil, and it is your will to practice the desires [which are characteristic] of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks what is natural to him, for he is a liar and the father of lies and half-truths.

Romans 4:11-12

He received the sign of circumcision, a seal or confirmation of the righteousness which he had by faith while [he was still] uncircumcised—this was so that he would be the [spiritual] father of all who believe without being circumcised—so that righteousness would be credited to them,

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he lived as a foreigner in the promised land, as in a strange land, living in tents [as nomads] with Isaac and Jacob, who were fellow heirs of the same promise.

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