Jubal

noun

Ju·​bal ˈjü-bəl How to pronounce Jubal (audio)
: a descendant of Cain who according to the account in Genesis is the father of those who play the harp and organ

Word History

Etymology

Hebrew Yūbhāl

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Jubal was before the 12th century

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“Jubal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jubal. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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