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Marble bas relief at Orvieto Cathedral depicts Naamah as a teacher of reading, while her half-brother Jubal is a father of music.
|Parents||Lamech and Zillah|
Naamah is a character mentioned in the Hebrew Bible, in . A descendant of Cain, she is the only daughter of Lamech and Zillah and their youngest child; her brother was Tubal-cain, while Jabal and Jubal were her half-brothers, sons of woman called Adah.
Gordon Wenham notes that the reason "she should be picked out for special mention remains obscure," while R. R. Wilson suggests that the narrator simply wished to offer a balanced genealogy by noting that both Lamech's wives had two children.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Gordon Wenham, Genesis 1-15 (Word, 1987), 114.
- ↑ R. R. Wilson, Genealogy and History in the Biblical World (Yale University Press, 1977), 144.
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