Jubal

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For the 1956 Western, see Jubal (film). For the village in Iran, see Jubal, Iran.
Jubal
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Naamah teaches reading; Jubal, father of music
Cathedral of Orvieto, Italy

Jubal (in Hebrew, Yubhal יוּבָל) is named in the Book of Genesis as the father of musicians.

"Yubhal", or in modern Hebrew "Yuval", derived from the Biblical character, is a common male first name in contemporary Israel.

The given name Jubal may also refer to:

People[edit]

  • Jubal Early (1816–1894), Confederate general in the American Civil War
  • Jubal Brown (born c.  1974), controversial video producer and multi-media artist
  • Jubal Rocha Mendes Júnior (born 1993), Brazilian footballer
  • Jubal Harshaw, in the novel Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein
  • Jubal Droad, protagonist of the science fiction novel Maske: Thaery by Jack Vance
  • Jubal Early, a bounty hunter in the Firefly TV series
  • Jubal, a slave trader and crime lord in the Thieves' World universe