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Genesis 4:21 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the father of all such as handle the harp and pipe.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And his brother's name [was] Jubal: he was the father of all such as handle the harp and organ.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— His brother’s name was Jubal; he was the father of all those who play the lyre and pipe.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And his brother's name [was] Jubal: he was the father of all such as handle the harp and organ.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the father of those who handle the harp and pipe.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and, the name of his brother, was Jubal,—he, was father of everyone handling lyre and flute.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the name of his brother [is] Jubal, he hath been father of every one handling harp and organ.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the father of them that play upon the harp and the organs.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And his brothers name was Iubal: hee was the father of all such as handle the harpe and organ.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the name of his brother was Jubal; he it was who invented the psaltery and harp.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And his brother's name [was] Yuval: he was the father of all such as handle the harp and organ.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And his brother's 251
{0251} Prime
A primitive word; a brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance (like H0001)).
name 8034
{8034} Prime
A primitive word (perhaps rather from H7760 through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare H8064); an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character.
[was] Yvl יוּבָל: 3106
{3106} Prime
From H2986; stream; Jubal, an antediluvian.
he x1931
(1931) Complement
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are.
was x1961
(1961) Complement
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
the father 1
{0001} Prime
A primitive word; father in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application.
of all x3605
(3605) Complement
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
such as handle 8610
{8610} Prime
A primitive root; to manipulate, that is, seize; chiefly to capture, wield; specifically to overlay; figuratively to use unwarrantably.
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
the harp 3658
{3658} Prime
From an unused root meaning to twang; a harp.
and organ. 5748
{5748} Prime
From H5689 in the original sense of breathing; a reed instrument of music.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 4:17-22.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

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am cir, 500, bc cir, 3504


Romans 4:11-12 And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which [he had yet] being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed unto them also: ... And the father of circumcision to them who are not of the circumcision only, but who also walk in the steps of that faith of our father Abraham, which [he had] being [yet] uncircumcised.

the harp:

Genesis 31:27 Wherefore didst thou flee away secretly, and steal away from me; and didst not tell me, that I might have sent thee away with mirth, and with songs, with tabret, and with harp?
Job 21:12 They take the timbrel and harp, and rejoice at the sound of the organ.
Isaiah 5:12 And the harp, and the viol, the tabret, and pipe, and wine, are in their feasts: but they regard not the work of the LORD, neither consider the operation of his hands.
Amos 6:5 That chant to the sound of the viol, [and] invent to themselves instruments of musick, like David;
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