New Living Translation
Adah gave birth to Jabal, who was the first of those who raise livestock and live in tents.
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;
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LibraryLetter xxxvi. To Pope Damasus.
Jerome's reply to the foregoing. For the second and fourth questions he refers Damasus to the writings of Tertullian, Novatian, and Origen. The remaining three he deals with in detail. Gen. iv. 15, he understands to mean "the slayer of Cain shall complete the sevenfold vengeance which is to be wreaked upon him." Exodus xiii. 18, he proposes to reconcile with Gen. xv. 16, by supposing that in the one place the tribe of Levi is referred to, in the other the tribe of Judah. He suggests, however, that …
St. Jerome—The Principal Works of St. Jerome
How the Kindly-Disposed and the Envious are to be Admonished.
Epistle cxxii. To Rechared, King of the visigoths .
The Growth of the Old Testament Prophetic Histories
Lamech married two women. The first was named Adah, and the second was Zillah.
His brother's name was Jubal, the first of all who play the harp and flute.
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