Parallel Verses

NET Bible

The name of his brother was Jubal; he was the first of all who play the harp and the flute.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

And his brother's name was Jubal. He was the father of all such as handle the harp and pipe.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

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

Bible in Basic English

And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the father of all players on instruments of music.

Darby Translation

And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the father of those who handle the harp and pipe.

Julia Smith Translation

And his brother's name Jubal; he was father of all laying hold of the harp and pipe.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Modern King James verseion

And his brother's name was Jubal; he was the father of all those playing the harp and the organ.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And his brother's name was Jubal; of him came all that exercise themselves on the harp and on the organs.

New Heart English Bible

His brother's name was Jubal, who was the father of all who handle the harp and pipe.

The Emphasized Bible

and, the name of his brother, was Jubal, - he, was father of everyone handling lyre and flute,

Webster

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

World English Bible

His brother's name was Jubal, who was the father of all who handle the harp and pipe.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the name of his brother is Jubal, he hath been father of every one handling harp and organ.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

יוּבל 
Yuwbal 
Usage: 1

he was the father
H1
אב 
'ab 
Usage: 1214

of all such as handle
תּפשׂ 
Taphas 
Usage: 65

the harp
כּנּור 
Kinnowr 
Usage: 42

Context Readings

Cain And Abel

20 Adah gave birth to Jabal; he was the first of those who live in tents and keep livestock. 21 The name of his brother was Jubal; he was the first of all who play the harp and the flute. 22 Now Zillah also gave birth to Tubal-Cain, who heated metal and shaped all kinds of tools made of bronze and iron. The sister of Tubal-Cain was Naamah.



Cross References

Genesis 31:27

Why did you run away secretly and deceive me? Why didn't you tell me so I could send you off with a celebration complete with singing, tambourines, and harps?

Job 21:12

They sing to the accompaniment of tambourine and harp, and make merry to the sound of the flute.

Isaiah 5:12

They have stringed instruments, tambourines, flutes, and wine at their parties. So they do not recognize what the Lord is doing, they do not perceive what he is bringing about.

Amos 6:5

They sing to the tune of stringed instruments; like David they invent musical instruments.

Romans 4:11-12

And he received the sign of circumcision as a seal of the righteousness that he had by faith while he was still uncircumcised, so that he would become the father of all those who believe but have never been circumcised, that they too could have righteousness credited to them.

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