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In the Bible, a descendant of Cain who is said to have invented musical instruments.
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(Bible) Old Testament the alleged inventor of musical instruments (Genesis 4:21)
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(ˈdʒu bəl)

a descendant of Cain: the progenitor of musicians and those who produce musical instruments. Gen. 4:21.
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References in classic literature ?
"I was running away from Jubal the Ugly One," she answered, as though that was explanation quite sufficient.
"Jubal the Ugly One placed his trophy before my father's house.
Dian is the daughter of kings, though her father is no longer king since the sadok tossed him and Jubal the Ugly One wrested his kingship from him.
Before I had known her, Jubal the Ugly One had pursued her across a savage world to make her his mate.
The Nautilus penetrated into the Straits of Jubal, which leads to the Gulf of Suez.
At Frederick, Maryland - 45 miles west - Monocacy National Battlefield ranger Matt Borders told how troops of the Northern Union fought a delaying action to stop southern Confederate general Jubal Early's army seizing Washington in July 1864.
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When a gang of criminals commits an atrocious robbery in the bank of Harrisville, bounty hunter Jubal Thorne is quick on their trail and soon dispatches four of them.
Edith Gyomroi Ludowyk, theatrical producer Neumann Jubal, and Dr.
Daniel is singled out and renamed Jubal. He eventually leaves the cult and spends the rest of his life learning to cope with what he's seen and lived through, spending time in therapy to deal with the cult's child abuse and strange practices.
It's been a while since I saw my dear friends Peque Gallaga, his wife Maddie and son Jubal. They hosted lunch for me at Aboy's.