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Genesis 5

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Adam’s Family History
1This is the family history of Adam. When God created human beings, he made them in God’s likeness. 2He created them male and female. And on that day he blessed them and named them human beings.
3When Adam was 130 years old, he became the father of another son. He was in the likeness and image of Adam. Adam named him Seth. 4After Seth was born, Adam lived 800 years. During that time he had other sons and daughters. 5So Adam lived a total of 930 years. Then he died.
6When Seth was 105 years old, he had a son named Enosh. 7After Enosh was born, Seth lived 807 years. During that time he had other sons and daughters. 8So Seth lived a total of 912 years. Then he died.
9When Enosh was 90 years old, he had a son named Kenan. 10After Kenan was born, Enosh lived 815 years. During that time he had other sons and daughters. 11So Enosh lived a total of 905 years. Then he died.
12When Kenan was 70 years old, he had a son named Mahalalel. 13After Mahalalel was born, Kenan lived 840 years. During that time he had other sons and daughters. 14So Kenan lived a total of 910 years. Then he died.
15When Mahalalel was 65 years old, he had a son named Jared. 16After Jared was born, Mahalalel lived 830 years. During that time he had other sons and daughters. 17So Mahalalel lived a total of 895 years. Then he died.
18When Jared was 162 years old, he had a son named Enoch. 19After Enoch was born, Jared lived 800 years. During that time he had other sons and daughters. 20So Jared lived a total of 962 years. Then he died.
21When Enoch was 65 years old, he had a son named Methuselah. 22After Methuselah was born, Enoch walked with God 300 years more. During that time he had other sons and daughters. 23So Enoch lived a total of 365 years. 24Enoch walked with God. One day Enoch could not be found, because God took him.
25When Methuselah was 187 years old, he had a son named Lamech. 26After Lamech was born, Methuselah lived 782 years. During that time he had other sons and daughters. 27So Methuselah lived a total of 969 years. Then he died.
28When Lamech was 182, he had a son. 29Lamech named his son Noah.# This name sounds like the Hebrew word for “rest.” Lamech said, “Noah will comfort us from the pain of our work. The pain is because God has cursed the ground.” 30After Noah was born, Lamech lived 595 years. During that time he had other sons and daughters. 31So Lamech lived a total of 777 years. Then he died.
32After Noah was 500 years old, he became the father of Shem, Ham and Japheth.
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Adam’s descendants
1This is the record of Adam’s descendants. On the day God created humanity, he made them to resemble God 2and created them male and female. He blessed them and called them humanity#5.2 Heb adam on the day they were created. 3When Adam was 130 years old, he became the father of a son in his image, resembling him, and named him Seth. 4After Seth’s birth, Adam lived 800 years; he had other sons and daughters. 5In all, Adam lived 930 years, and he died.
6When Seth was 105 years old, he became the father of Enosh. 7After the birth of Enosh, Seth lived 807 years; and he had other sons and daughters. 8In all, Seth lived 912 years, and he died.
9When Enosh was 90 years old, he became the father of Kenan. 10After Kenan’s birth, Enosh lived 815 years; and he had other sons and daughters. 11In all, Enosh lived 905 years, and he died.
12When Kenan was 70 years old, he became the father of Mahalalel. 13After the birth of Mahalalel, Kenan lived 840 years; and he had other sons and daughters. 14In all, Kenan lived 910 years, and he died.
15When Mahalalel was 65 years old, he became the father of Jared. 16After Jared’s birth, Mahalalel lived 830 years; and he had other sons and daughters. 17In all, Mahalalel lived 895 years, and he died.
18When Jared was 162 years old, he became the father of Enoch. 19After Enoch’s birth, Jared lived 800 years; and he had other sons and daughters. 20In all, Jared lived 962 years, and he died.
21When Enoch was 65 years old, he became the father of Methuselah. 22Enoch walked with God. After Methuselah’s birth, Enoch lived 300 years; and he had other sons and daughters. 23In all, Enoch lived 365 years. 24Enoch walked with God and disappeared because God took him.
25When Methuselah was 187 years old, he became the father of Lamech. 26After Lamech’s birth, Methuselah lived 782 years; and he had other sons and daughters. 27In all, Methuselah lived 969 years, and he died.
28When Lamech was 182 years old, he became the father of a son 29and named him Noah, saying, “This one will give us relief#5.29 Heb resembles the sound of Noah’s name. from our hard work, from the pain in our hands, because of the fertile land that the LORD cursed.” 30After Noah’s birth, Lamech lived 595 years; and he had other sons and daughters. 31In all, Lamech lived 777 years, and he died.
32When Noah was 500 years old, Noah became the father of Shem, Ham, and Japheth.