Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Amplified

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

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.

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 to himself two wives. The name of the first [was] Adah, and the name of the second [was] Zillah. 20 And Adah gave birth to Jabal; he was the father of those who live in tents and [those who have] livestock. 21 And the name of his brother [was] Jubal; he was the father of all who play stringed instruments and wind instruments.



Cross References

Genesis 4:2

{Then she bore} his brother Abel. And Abel became a keeper of sheep, and Cain became a tiller of the ground.

Genesis 4:21

And the name of his brother [was] Jubal; he was the father of all who play stringed instruments and wind instruments.

Genesis 25:27

And the boys grew up. And Esau [was] a skilled hunter, a man of the field, but Jacob [was] a peaceful man, living [in] tents.

1 Chronicles 2:50-52

These were the {descendants} of Caleb. The sons of Hur the firstborn of Ephrathah: Shobal the father of Kiriath-Jearim,

1 Chronicles 4:4-5

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

Jeremiah 35:9-10

and not to build houses [for] our living, and there is not vineyard, or field, or seed for us.

John 8:44

You are of your father the devil, and you want to do the desires of your father! That one was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand firm in the truth, because truth is not in him. Whenever he speaks the lie, he speaks from his own [nature], because he is a liar and the father {of lies}.

Romans 4:11-12

And he received the sign of circumcision [as] a seal of the righteousness by faith which [he had] {while uncircumcised}, so that he could be the father of all who believe {although they are uncircumcised}, so that righteousness could be credited to them,

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he lived in the land of promise as a stranger, living in tents with Isaac and Jacob, the fellow heirs of the same promise.

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