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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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Descendants of Adam
1-2God created men and women to be like himself. He gave them his blessing and called them human beings. This is a list of the descendants of Adam, the first man:#Gn 1.27,28.#Mt 19.4; Mk 10.6.
3-4When Adam was one hundred and thirty, he had a son who was just like him, and he named him Seth. Adam had more children 5and died at the age of nine hundred and thirty.
6When Seth was one hundred and five, he had a son named Enosh. 7Seth had more children 8and died at the age of nine hundred and twelve.
9When Enosh was ninety, he had a son named Kenan. 10Enosh had more children 11and died at the age of nine hundred and five.
12When Kenan was seventy, he had a son named Mahalalel. 13Kenan had more children 14and died at the age of nine hundred and ten.
15When Mahalalel was sixty-five, he had a son named Jared. 16Mahalalel had more children 17and died at the age of eight hundred and ninety-five.
18When Jared was one hundred and sixty-two, he had a son named Enoch. 19Jared had more children 20and died at the age of nine hundred and sixty-two.
21When Enoch was sixty-five, he had a son named Methuselah, 22and during the next three hundred years he had more children. Enoch truly loved God, 23-24and God took him away at the age of three hundred and sixty-five.#He 11.5; Jd 14.
25When Methuselah was one hundred and eighty-seven, he had a son named Lamech. 26Methuselah had more children 27and died at the age of nine hundred and sixty-nine.
28When Lamech was one hundred and eighty-two, he had a son. 29Lamech said, “I'll name him Noah because he will give us comfort,#5.29 Noah…comfort: In Hebrew “Noah” sounds like “comfort”. as we struggle hard to make a living on this land that the LORD has put under a curse.” 30Lamech had more children 31and died at the age of seven hundred and seventy-seven.
32After Noah was five hundred years old, he had three sons and named them Shem, Ham, and Japheth.