Jabal

Jabal (Jay┬┤buhl)

The first son of Lamech by Adah. According to the tradition preserved in (Gen 4:20), Jabal was the founder of nomadism in the seventh generation after Adam. With his brothers, Jubal and Tubal-cain, he was thus considered an originator of ancient social patterns.

Gen 4:20

20Adah bore Jabal; he was the ancestor of those who live in tents and have livestock.

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