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Adah gave birth to Jabal; he was the father of those who dwell in tents and have livestock.

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Verse part Definition: Part of speech: Strong's: Hebrew: Transliteration:
Adah two non-Isr. women Noun H5711 עָדָ֖ה a·dah
Analysis:
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gave birth to bear, bring forth, beget Verb H3205 וַתֵּ֥לֶד vat·te·led
to Jabal; a son of Lamech Noun H2989 יָבָ֑ל ya·val;
Analysis:
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he was the father father Noun H1 אֲבִ֕י a·vi
of those who dwell to sit, remain, dwell Verb H3427 יֹשֵׁ֥ב yo·shev
in tents a tent Noun H168 אֹ֖הֶל o·hel
and [have] livestock. cattle Noun H4735 וּמִקְנֶֽה׃ u·mik·neh.

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Adah

two non-Isr. women

Jabal

Jabal [N] [H] [S] a stream, a descendant of Cain, and brother of Jubal; "the father of such as dwell in tents and have cattle" ( Genesis 4:20 ). This description indicates that he led a wandering life.    These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

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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 gave birth to Jabal; bare Jabal: he was the father of those who such as dwell in tents tents, and of such as have livestock.cattle.
Hebrew Greek English Adah gave birth to Jabal; he was the father of those who dwell in tents and have livestock.