corner graphic

Bible Dictionaries

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible

Tubal-Cain

Resource Toolbox
Additional Links

TUBAL-CAIN . In Genesis 4:22 ‘the father of every forger of copper and iron’ (so read, with slight textual correction), i.e. the founder of the guild or profession of metal-workers. The name seems to be made up of Tubal (or the Tibareni, noted for production of bronze articles ( Ezekiel 27:13 )) and Cain (‘smith’), as the ancestor of the Kenites or ‘Smiths.’

J. F. McCurdy.


Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.
Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. Used by Permission.

Bibliography Information
Hastings, James. Entry for 'Tubal-Cain'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hdb/t/tubal-cain.html. 1909.

Search for…
Enter query in the box:
 or 
Choose a letter to browse:
A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M 
N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  Y  Z 

 
Prev Entry
Tubal
Next Entry
Tubias, Tubieni
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology