[ jey-buhl ]

  1. a son of Lamech, and the progenitor of nomadic shepherds. Genesis 4:20.

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How to use Jabal in a sentence

  • Ul-Jabal constantly found pretexts for following me, and I am confident that every step I took was known to him.

    Prince Zaleski | M.P. Shiel
  • And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of the shepherds that dwell in tents.

    The City of God, Volume II | Aurelius Augustine
  • Of those children by Ada, one was Jabal: he erected tents, and loved the life of a shepherd.

    The Antiquities of the Jews | Flavius Josephus
  • The name Jabal is derived from the verb Jabal, which signifies to bring forward, or to produce.

  • He then rejoined a group of young men who were following a clue that took them to the Jabal Saur.

    The Life of Mohammad | Etienne Dinet