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Genesis 5

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The Descendants of Adam
1This is the written account of the descendants of Adam. When God created human beings,#5:1 Or man; Hebrew reads adam; similarly in 5:2. he made them to be like himself. 2He created them male and female, and he blessed them and called them “human.”
3When Adam was 130 years old, he became the father of a son who was just like him—in his very image. He named his son Seth. 4After the birth of Seth, Adam lived another 800 years, and he had other sons and daughters. 5Adam lived 930 years, and then he died.
6When Seth was 105 years old, he became the father of#5:6 Or the ancestor of; also in 5:9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 25. Enosh. 7After the birth of#5:7 Or the birth of this ancestor of; also in 5:10, 13, 16, 19, 22, 26. Enosh, Seth lived another 807 years, and he had other sons and daughters. 8Seth lived 912 years, and then he died.
9When Enosh was 90 years old, he became the father of Kenan. 10After the birth of Kenan, Enosh lived another 815 years, and he had other sons and daughters. 11Enosh lived 905 years, and then he died.
12When Kenan was 70 years old, he became the father of Mahalalel. 13After the birth of Mahalalel, Kenan lived another 840 years, and he had other sons and daughters. 14Kenan lived 910 years, and then he died.
15When Mahalalel was 65 years old, he became the father of Jared. 16After the birth of Jared, Mahalalel lived another 830 years, and he had other sons and daughters. 17Mahalalel lived 895 years, and then he died.
18When Jared was 162 years old, he became the father of Enoch. 19After the birth of Enoch, Jared lived another 800 years, and he had other sons and daughters. 20Jared lived 962 years, and then he died.
21When Enoch was 65 years old, he became the father of Methuselah. 22After the birth of Methuselah, Enoch lived in close fellowship with God for another 300 years, and he had other sons and daughters. 23Enoch lived 365 years, 24walking in close fellowship with God. Then one day he disappeared, because God took him.
25When Methuselah was 187 years old, he became the father of Lamech. 26After the birth of Lamech, Methuselah lived another 782 years, and he had other sons and daughters. 27Methuselah lived 969 years, and then he died.
28When Lamech was 182 years old, he became the father of a son. 29Lamech named his son Noah, for he said, “May he bring us relief#5:29 Noah sounds like a Hebrew term that can mean “relief” or “comfort.” from our work and the painful labor of farming this ground that the Lord has cursed.” 30After the birth of Noah, Lamech lived another 595 years, and he had other sons and daughters. 31Lamech lived 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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1This is the booke of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created Adam, in the likenes of God made he him, 2Male and female created he them, and blessed them, and called their name Adam in the day that they were created. 3Nowe Adam liued an hundred and thirtie yeeres, and begate a childe in his owne likenes after his image, and called his name Sheth. 4And the dayes of Adam, after he had begotten Sheth, were eight hundreth yeeres, and he begate sonnes and daughters. 5So all the dayes that Adam liued, were nine hundreth and thirtie yeeres: and he died. 6And Sheth liued an hundreth and fiue yeeres, and begate Enosh. 7And Sheth liued, after he begate Enosh, eight hundreth and seuen yeeres, and begate sonnes and daughters. 8So all the dayes of Sheth were nine hundreth and twelue yeeres: and he died. 9Also Enosh liued ninetie yeeres, and begate Kenan. 10And Enosh liued, after he begate Kenan, eight hundreth and fifteene yeeres, and begate sonnes and daughters. 11So all the dayes of Enosh were nine hundreth and fiue yeeres: and he died 12Likewise Kenan liued seuentie yeeres, and begate Mahalaleel. 13And Kenan liued, after he begate Mahalaleel, eight hundreth and fourtie yeeres, and begate sonnes and daughters. 14So all the dayes of Kenan were nine hundreth and tenne yeeres: and he died. 15Mahalaleel also liued sixtie and fiue yeres, and begate Iered. 16Also Mahalaleel liued, after he begate Iered, eight hundreth and thirtie yeeres, and begate sonnes and daughters. 17So all the dayes of Mahalaleel were eight hundreth ninetie and fiue yeeres: and he died. 18And Iered liued an hundreth sixtie and two yeeres, and begate Henoch. 19Then Iered liued, after he begate Henoch, eight hundreth yeeres, and begate sonnes and daughters. 20So all the dayes of Iered were nine hundreth sixtie and two yeeres: and he died. 21Also Henoch liued sixtie and fiue yeeres, and begate Methushelah. 22And Henoch walked with God, after he begate Methushelah, three hundreth yeeres, and begate sonnes and daughters. 23So all the dayes of Henoch were three hundreth sixtie and fiue yeeres. 24And Henoch walked with God, and he was no more seene: for God tooke him away. 25Methushelah also liued an hundreth eightie and seuen yeeres, and begate Lamech. 26And Methushelah liued, after he begate Lamech, seuen hundreth eightie and two yeeres, and begate sonnes and daughters. 27So al the dayes of Methushelah were nine hundreth sixtie and nine yeeres: and he died. 28Then Lamech liued an hundreth eightie and two yeeres, and begate a sonne, 29And called his name Noah, saying, This same shall comfort vs concerning our worke and sorowe of our hands, as touching the earth, which the Lord hath cursed. 30And Lamech liued, after he begate Noah, fiue hundreth ninetie and fiue yeeres, and begate sonnes and daughters. 31So all the dayes of Lamech were seuen hundreth seuentie and seuen yeeres: and he died. 32And Noah was fiue hundreth yeere olde. And Noah begate Shem, Ham and Iapheth.