Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

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.

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 unto him two wives: the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other Zillah. 20 And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of such as dwell in tents, and of such as have cattle. 21 And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the father of all such as handle the harp and organ.



Cross References

Genesis 4:2

And she again bare his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

Genesis 4:21

And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the father of all such as handle the harp and organ.

Genesis 25:27

And the boys grew: and Esau was a cunning hunter, a man of the field; and Jacob was a plain man, dwelling in tents.

1 Chronicles 2:50-52

These were the sons of Caleb the son of Hur, the firstborn of Ephratah; Shobal the father of Kirjathjearim,

1 Chronicles 4:4-5

And Penuel the father of Gedor, and Ezer the father of Hushah. These are the sons of Hur, the firstborn of Ephratah, the father of Bethlehem.

Jeremiah 35:9-10

Nor to build houses for us to dwell in: neither have we vineyard, nor field, nor seed:

John 8:44

Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

Romans 4:11-12

And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had yet being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed unto them also:

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he sojourned in the land of promise, as in a strange country, dwelling in tabernacles with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise:

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