20 And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of such as dwell in tents, and of such as have cattle.
21 And his brother’s name was Jubal: he was the father of all such as handle the harp and organ.
22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubal-cain, an instructer of every artificer in brass and iron: and the sister of Tubal-cain was Naamah.
From these short passages we learn allot about how Cain's descendants lived.
- dwelt in tents
- owned cattle
- played the harp
- played the organ
- worked with brass
- worked with iron
Lets learn what these words mean. The below definitions come from the 1828 Dictionary.
1. tent - A pavilion or portable lodge consisting of canvas or other coarse cloth, stretched and sustained by poles; used for sheltering persons from the weather.
The tents Cain's descendants lived in might have looked like this one from the Bible Times Center. It would have been a simple structure used to protect his family from the weather.
2. cattle -