Tubal-cain

Tubal-cain (Too┬┤buhl-kayn)

The son of Lamech and Zillah, brother of Naamah, half brother and near namesake of the herdsman Jabal and the musician Jubal (Gen 4:22). Tubal-cain is known as a forger of all implements of copper and iron. As descendants of the fugitive and wanderer Cain, Tubal-cain and his relatives typify nomadic tradesmen associated with the rise of urban commerce and with the sin and violence it occasioned (Gen 4:21-24).

Gen 4:22

22Zillah bore Tubal-cain, who made all kinds of bronze and iron tools. The sister of Tubal-cain was Naamah.

Gen 4:21-24

21His brother's name was Jubal; he was the ancestor of all those who play the lyre and pipe.22Zillah bore Tubal-cain, who made all kinds of bronze and iron tool ... View more

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