The name of the first antediluvian city in the Sumerian king list was Eridu, which strongly resembles the name of Cain's grandson, Irad (Hebrew c yrad). 16-17). It says that Cain, after leaving the presence of the Lord, founded that city east of Eden (vv. The first part of this name c yr is the word for "city." In the Bible. In the Bible, the grandson of Cain is Irad. עִירָד [Irad], pr.n. The one and only Irad in the Bible is the son of Enoch, son of Cain (Genesis 4:18). Etymology and meaning of the name Irad The meaning of the name Irad is disputed since there is no such word in the Hebrew language. 2 And she again bare … WORD column: Bible words that appear in at least one English Bible version or translation are included, although not every proper noun in the Bible is yet included in this chart. Genesis Chapter 4 1 And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD. —Cain was building a city, ‘Ir, and it was this probably which suggested the name ‘Irad. of an antediluvian patriarch, son of Enoch, and grandson of Cain, Genesis 4:18. Its meaning is unknown and it is assumed that it is a play on the Hebrew word "Mored" which means rebellious in reference to Irad being a part of the "Bad Seeds" of Cain's blood. 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), London: […] Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981, Genesis 4:18: And unto Enoch was born Irad: and Irad begat Mehujael: and Mehujael begat Methusael: and Methusael begat Lamech Irad, a Biblical Figure. Providing Free Web Pages for Churches, Ministries, and Charities Since 1995 KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x The KJV translates Strong's H5897 in the following manner: Irad (2x). Cain's Grandson, Son of Enoch and Father of Majhuael. These files are public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available BibleSupport.com Mentioned in: Genesis 4-18 "To Enoch was born Irad, and Irad fathered Mehujael, and Mehujael fathered Methushael, and Methushael fathered Lamech." עִירָד ʻÎyrâd, ee-rawd'; from the same as H6166; fugitive; Irad, an antediluvian:—Irad. As a name (biblical) A grandson of Cain. Words followed by an asterisk* are non-biblical words with a historical, geographical, or other connection to the Bible or religion in general. Irad is a name in Hebrew. (18) Unto Enoch was born Irad. World English Bible Segond 21 Segond 1910 Segond 1978 (Colombe) Parole de Vie Français Courant Semeur Parole Vivante Darby Martin Ostervald Hébreu / Grec - Strong Hébreu / Grec - Texte original World English Bible Commentaires bibliques Dictionnaire Carte géographique Vidéos et messages relatifs Évangiles en Vidéo It has little in common with Jared, as it begins with a harsh guttural, usually omitted in English because unpronounceable, but which appears as g in Gomorrah.