Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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 Later, Lamech married two wives. One was named Adah and the other was named Zillah. 20 Adah gave birth to Jabal, who became the ancestor of those who live in tents and herd livestock. 21 His brother was named Jubal; he became the ancestor of all those who play the lyre and the flute.



Cross References

Genesis 4:2

And she did it again, giving birth to his brother Abel. Abel shepherded flocks and Cain became a farmer.

Genesis 4:21

His brother was named Jubal; he became the ancestor of all those who play the lyre and the flute.

Genesis 25:27

As the boys were growing up, Esau became skilled at hunting and was a man of the outdoors, but Jacob was the quiet type who tended to stay indoors.

1 Chronicles 2:50-52

These were Caleb's descendants.

1 Chronicles 4:4-5

Penuel fathered Gedor and Ezer fathered Hushah.

Jeremiah 35:9-10

and have built no houses to live in. We don't have vineyards, fields, or seed.

John 8:44

You belong to your father the Devil, and you want to carry out the desires of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning and has never stood for truth, since there is no truth in him. Whenever he tells a lie, he speaks in character, because he is a liar and the father of lies.

Romans 4:11-12

Afterward he received the mark of circumcision as a seal of the righteousness that he had by faith while he was still uncircumcised. Therefore, he is the ancestor of all who believe while uncircumcised, in order that righteousness may be credited to them.

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he made his home in the promised land like a stranger, living in tents, as did Isaac and Jacob, who also inherited the same promise,

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