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Jabal

[jey-buh l]
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noun
  1. a son of Lamech, and the progenitor of nomadic shepherds. Gen. 4:20.
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  • And Adah bare Jabal; he was the father of such as dwell in tents and have cattle.

    Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II

    Martin Luther

  • It was not of such teaching that came the "Jabal" of Giotto.

  • And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of the shepherds that dwell in tents.

    The City of God, Volume II

    Aurelius Augustine

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

  • Jabal, the father of such as dwell in tents, and of such as have cattle, lifts the curtain of his tent to look out upon his flock.