New American Standard Bible
Adah gave birth to Jabal; he was the father of those who dwell in tents and have livestock.
King James Bible
And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of such as dwell in tents, and of such as have cattle.
Darby Bible Translation
And Adah bore Jabal: he was the father of those who dwell in tents, and breed cattle.
World English Bible
Adah gave birth to Jabal, who was the father of those who dwell in tents and have livestock.
Young's Literal Translation
And Adah beareth Jabal, he hath been father of those inhabiting tents and purchased possessions;
Genesis 4:20 Parallel
LibraryThe Blessings of Noah Upon Shem and Japheth. (Gen. Ix. 18-27. )
Ver. 20. "And Noah began and became an husbandman, and planted vineyards."--This does not imply that Noah was the first who began to till the ground, and, more especially, to cultivate the vine; for Cain, too, was a tiller of the ground, Gen. iv. 2. The sense rather is, that Noah, after the flood, again took up this calling. Moreover, the remark has not an independent import; it serves only to prepare the way for the communication of the subsequent account of Noah's drunkenness. By this remark, …
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament
Letter xxxv. From Pope Damasus.
The Sixth Commandment
Third Sunday Before Lent
Lamech took to himself two wives: the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other, Zillah.
His brother's name was Jubal; he was the father of all those who play the lyre and pipe.
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