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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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CHAPTER 5
1This is the book of the generations of Adam, in the day wherein God made man of nought. God made man to the image and likeness of God;
2God formed them male and female, and blessed them, and called the name of them Adam, in the day in which they were formed.
3Forsooth Adam lived an hundred years and thirty, and begat a son to his image and likeness, and called his name Seth.
4And the days of Adam after that he begat Seth were made eight hundred years, and he begat sons and daughters.
5And all the time in which Adam lived was made nine hundred years and thirty, and he was dead.
6And Seth lived an hundred and five years, and begat Enos.
7And Seth lived after that he begat Enos eight hundred and seven years, and begat sons and daughters.
8And all the days of Seth were made nine hundred and twelve years, and he was dead.
9Forsooth Enos lived ninety years, and begat Cainan;
10after whose birth Enos lived eight hundred and fifteen years, and begat sons and daughters.
11And all the days of Enos were made nine hundred and five years, and he was dead.
12Also Cainan lived seventy years, and begat Mahalaleel.
13And Cainan lived after that he begat Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty years, and begat sons and daughters.
14And all the days of Cainan were made nine hundred and ten years, and he was dead.
15Forsooth Mahalaleel lived sixty years and five, and begat Jared.
16And Mahalaleel lived after that he begat Jared eight hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters.
17And all the days of Mahalaleel were made eight hundred [and] ninety and five years, and he was dead.
18And Jared lived an hundred and two and sixty years, and begat Enoch.
19And Jared lived after that he begat Enoch eight hundred years, and begat sons and daughters.
20And all the days of Jared were made nine hundred and two and sixty years, and he was dead.
21Forsooth Enoch lived five and sixty years, and begat Methuselah.
22And Enoch went with God; and Enoch lived after that he begat Methuselah three hundred years, and begat sons and daughters.
23And all the days of Enoch were three hundred and five and sixty years.
24And Enoch went with God, and appeared not afterward, for God took him away.
25Also Methuselah lived an hundred and seven and eighty years, and begat Lamech.
26And Methuselah lived after that he begat Lamech seven hundred and two and eighty years, and begat sons and daughters.
27And all the days of Methuselah were made nine hundred and nine and sixty years, and he was dead.
28Forsooth Lamech lived an hundred and two and eighty years, and begat a son;
29and [he] called his name Noah#5:29 This name sounds like the Hebrew for ‘rest’ or ‘relief’., and said, This man shall comfort us of the works and travails of our hands, in the land which the Lord cursed.
30And Lamech lived after that he begat Noah five hundred [and] ninety and five years, and begat sons and daughters.
31And all the days of Lamech were made seven hundred [and] seventy and seven years, and he was dead.
32Forsooth Noah, when he was of five hundred years, begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth.