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Genesis 5

5
Descendants of Adam
1This is the book (the written record, the history) of the generations of [the descendants of] Adam. When God created man, He made him in the likeness of God [not physical, but a spiritual personality and moral likeness]. 2He created them male and female, and blessed them and named them #Lit Adam.Mankind at the time they were created.
3When Adam had lived a hundred and thirty years, he #Lit begot, and so throughout chapter.became the father of a son in his own likeness, according to his image, and named him Seth. 4After he became the father of Seth, Adam lived eight hundred years and had other sons and daughters. 5So Adam lived nine hundred and thirty years in all, and he died.
6When Seth was a hundred and five years old, he became the father of Enosh. 7Seth lived eight hundred and seven years after the birth of Enosh, and he had other sons and daughters. 8So Seth lived nine hundred and twelve years, and he died.
9When Enosh was ninety years old, he became the father of Kenan. 10Enosh lived eight hundred and fifteen years after the birth of Kenan and had other sons and daughters. 11So Enosh lived nine hundred and five years, and he died.
12When Kenan was seventy years old, he became the father of Mahalalel. 13Kenan lived eight hundred and forty years after the birth of Mahalalel and had other sons and daughters. 14So Kenan lived nine hundred and ten years, and he died.
15When Mahalalel was sixty-five years old, he became the father of Jared. 16Mahalalel lived eight hundred and thirty years after the birth of Jared and had other sons and daughters. 17So Mahalalel lived eight hundred and ninety-five years, and he died.
18When Jared was a hundred and sixty-two years old, he became the father of Enoch. 19Jared lived eight hundred years after the birth of Enoch and had other sons and daughters. 20So Jared lived nine hundred and sixty-two years, and he died.
21When Enoch was sixty-five years old, he became the father of Methuselah. 22Enoch walked [in habitual fellowship] with God three hundred years after the birth of Methuselah and had other sons and daughters. 23So all the days of Enoch were three hundred and sixty-five years. 24And [in reverent fear and obedience] Enoch walked with God; and he was not [found among men], because God took him [away to be home with Him].
25When Methuselah was a hundred and eighty-seven years old, he became the father of Lamech. 26Methuselah lived seven hundred and eighty-two years after the birth of Lamech and had other sons and daughters. 27So Methuselah lived nine hundred and sixty-nine years, and he died.
28When Lamech was a hundred and eighty-two years old, he became the father of a son. 29He named him Noah, saying, “This one shall bring us rest and comfort from our work and from the [dreadful] toil of our hands because of the ground which the Lord cursed.” 30Lamech lived five hundred and ninety-five years after the birth of Noah and had other sons and daughters. 31So all the days of Lamech were seven hundred and seventy-seven years, and he died.
32After Noah was five hundred years old, he became the father of Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
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Adam’s Descendants to Noah
1This is the record of the generations#Or “family records” of Adam. When#Literally “On the day” God created Adam,#Or “humankind” he made him in the likeness of God. 2Male and female he created them. And he blessed them. And he called their name “Humankind” when#Literally “on the day” they were created. 3And when Adam had lived one hundred and thirty years, he fathered a child in his likeness, according to his image. And he called his name Seth. 4And the days of Adam after he fathered Seth were eight hundred years. And he fathered sons and daughters. 5And all the days of Adam which he lived were nine hundred and thirty years, and he died.
6When#Literally “On the day” Seth had lived one hundred and five years, he fathered Enosh. 7And after Seth had fathered Enosh he lived eight hundred and seven years, and fathered sons and daughters. 8And all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years, and he died.
9When#Literally “On the day” Enosh lived ninety years, he fathered Kenan. 10And after Enosh fathered Kenan he lived eight hundred and fifteen years, and fathered sons and daughters. 11And all the days of Enosh were nine hundred and five years, and he died.
12When#Literally “On the day” Kenan had lived seventy years, he fathered Mahalalel. 13And after Kenan had fathered Mahalalel, he lived eight hundred and forty years, and fathered sons and daughters. 14And all the days of Kenan were nine hundred and ten years, and he died.
15When#Literally “On the day” Mahalalel had lived sixty-five years, he fathered Jared. 16And after Mahalalel had fathered Jared, he lived eight hundred and thirty years, and fathered sons and daughters. 17And all the days of Mahalalel were eight hundred and ninety-five years, and he died.
18When#Literally “On the day” Jared had lived one hundred and sixty-two years, he fathered Enoch. 19And after Jared had fathered Enoch, he lived eight hundred years, and fathered sons and daughters. 20And all the days of Jared were nine hundred and sixty-two years, and he died.
21When#Literally “On the day” Enoch had lived sixty-five years, he fathered Methuselah. 22And Enoch walked with God after he fathered Methuselah three hundred years, and fathered sons and daughters. 23And all the days of Enoch were three hundred and sixty-five years. 24And Enoch walked with God, and he was no more, for God took him.
25When#Literally “On the day” Methuselah had lived one hundred and eighty-seven years, he fathered Lamech. 26And after Methuselah had fathered Lamech, he lived seven hundred and eighty-two years, and fathered sons and daughters. 27And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred and sixty-nine years, and he died.
28When#Literally “On the day” Lamech had lived one hundred and eighty-two years, he fathered a son. 29And he called his name Noah, saying, “This one shall relieve us#Literally “shall comfort us” from our work, and from the hard labor of our hands, from the ground which Yahweh had cursed. 30And after Lamech had fathered Noah he lived five hundred and ninety-five years, and he fathered sons and daughters. 31All the days of Lamech were seven hundred and seventy-seven years, and he died.
32When#Literally “On the day” Noah was five hundred years old,#Literally “was a son of five hundred years” Noah fathered Shem, Ham, and Japheth.