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Genesis 5

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The Family Line of Adam
1Here is the written story of Adam’s family line.
When God created human beings, he made them to be like him. 2He created them as male and female, and he blessed them. He called them “human beings” when they were created.
3When Adam was 130 years old, he had a son who was like him. He named him Seth. 4Adam lived 800 years after Seth was born. He also had other sons and daughters. 5Adam lived a total of 930 years. And then he died.
6Seth lived 105 years. Then he became the father of Enosh. 7Seth lived 807 years after Enosh was born. He also had other sons and daughters. 8Seth lived a total of 912 years. And then he died.
9Enosh lived 90 years. Then he became the father of Kenan. 10Enosh lived 815 years after Kenan was born. He also had other sons and daughters. 11Enosh lived a total of 905 years. And then he died.
12Kenan lived 70 years. Then he became the father of Mahalalel. 13Kenan lived 840 years after Mahalalel was born. He also had other sons and daughters. 14Kenan lived a total of 910 years. And then he died.
15Mahalalel lived 65 years. Then he became the father of Jared. 16Mahalalel lived 830 years after Jared was born. He also had other sons and daughters. 17Mahalalel lived a total of 895 years. And then he died.
18Jared lived 162 years. Then he became the father of Enoch. 19Jared lived 800 years after Enoch was born. He also had other sons and daughters. 20Jared lived a total of 962 years. And then he died.
21Enoch lived 65 years. Then he became the father of Methuselah. 22Enoch walked faithfully with God 300 years after Methuselah was born. He also had other sons and daughters. 23Enoch lived a total of 365 years. 24Enoch walked faithfully with God. And then he couldn’t be found, because God took him from this life.
25Methuselah lived 187 years. Then he became the father of Lamech. 26Methuselah lived 782 years after Lamech was born. He also had other sons and daughters. 27Methuselah lived a total of 969 years. And then he died.
28Lamech lived 182 years. Then he had a son 29and named him Noah. Lamech said, “He will comfort us when we are working. He’ll comfort us when our hands work so hard they hurt. We have to work hard because the Lord put a curse on the ground.” 30Lamech lived 595 years after Noah was born. He also had other sons and daughters. 31Lamech lived a total of 777 years. And then he died.
32After Noah was 500 years old, he became the father of Shem, Ham and Japheth.
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1(vi) Here is the genealogy of Adam. On the day that God created man he made him in the likeness of God; 2he created them male and female; he blessed them and called them Adam [humankind, man] on the day they were created. 3After Adam lived 130 years he fathered a son like himself and named him Shet. 4After Shet was born, Adam lived another 800 years and had both sons and daughters. 5In all, Adam lived 930 years, and then he died.
6Shet lived 105 years and fathered Enosh. 7After Enosh was born, Shet lived another 807 years and had sons and daughters. 8In all, Shet lived 912 years; then he died.
9Enosh lived ninety years and fathered Kenan. 10After Kenan was born, Enosh lived another 815 years and had sons and daughters. 11In all, Enosh lived 905 years; then he died.
12Kenan lived seventy years and fathered Mahalal’el. 13After Mahalal’el was born, Kenan lived another 840 years and had sons and daughters. 14In all, Kenan lived 910 years; then he died.
15Mahalal’el lived sixty-five years and fathered Yered. 16After Yered was born, Mahalal’el lived another 830 years and had sons and daughters. 17In all, Mahalal’el lived 895 years; then he died.
18Yered lived 162 years and fathered Hanokh. 19After Hanokh was born, Yered lived 800 years and had sons and daughters. 20In all, Yered lived 962 years; then he died.
21Hanokh lived sixty-five years and fathered Metushelach. 22After Metushelach was born, Hanokh walked with God 300 years and had sons and daughters. 23In all, Hanokh lived 365 years. 24Hanokh walked with God, and then he wasn’t there, because God took him.
(vii) 25Metushelach lived 187 years and fathered Lemekh. 26After Lemekh was born, Metushelach lived 782 years and had sons and daughters. 27In all, Metushelach lived 969 years; then he died.
28Lemekh lived 182 years and fathered a son, 29whom he called Noach [restful]; for he said, “This one will comfort us in our labor, in the hard work we do with our hands [to get what comes] from the ground that Adonai cursed.” 30After Noach was born, Lemekh lived 595 years and had sons and daughters. 31In all, Lemekh lived 777 years; then he died.
32Noach was 500 years old; and Noach fathered Shem, Ham and Yefet.