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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 Ten Descendants—Adam to Noah
(1 Chronicles 1:1–3)
1This is the written account of Adam and his descendants.
When God created humans,
he made them in the likeness of God.
2He created them male and female.
He blessed them and called them humans
when he created them.
3When Adam was 130 years old, he became the father ⌞of a son⌟ in his own likeness, in his own image. He named him Seth. 4After Adam became the father of Seth, he lived 800 years and had other sons and daughters. 5Adam lived a total of 930 years; then he died.
6When Seth was 105 years old, he became the father of Enosh. 7After he became the father of Enosh, Seth lived 807 years and had other sons and daughters. 8Seth lived a total of 912 years; then he died.
9When Enosh was 90 years old, he became the father of Kenan. 10After he became the father of Kenan, Enosh lived 815 years and had other sons and daughters. 11Enosh lived a total of 905 years; then he died.
12When Kenan was 70 years old, he became the father of Mahalalel. 13After he became the father of Mahalalel, Kenan lived 840 years and had other sons and daughters. 14Kenan lived a total of 910 years; then he died.
15When Mahalalel was 65 years old, he became the father of Jared. 16After he became the father of Jared, Mahalalel lived 830 years and had other sons and daughters. 17Mahalalel lived a total of 895 years; then he died.
18When Jared was 162 years old, he became the father of Enoch. 19After he became the father of Enoch, Jared lived 800 years and had other sons and daughters. 20Jared lived a total of 962 years; then he died.
21When Enoch was 65 years old, he became the father of Methuselah. 22After he became the father of Methuselah, Enoch walked with God for 300 years and had other sons and daughters. 23Enoch lived a total of 365 years. 24Enoch walked with God; then he was gone because God took him.
25When Methuselah was 187 years old, he became the father of Lamech. 26After he became the father of Lamech, Methuselah lived 782 years and had other sons and daughters. 27Methuselah lived a total of 969 years; then he died.
28When Lamech was 182 years old, he became the father of a son. 29He named him Noah [Relief], and said, “This child will bring us relief from the work and painful labor of our hands since the Lord has cursed the ground.” 30After Lamech became the father of Noah, he lived 595 years and had other sons and daughters. 31Lamech lived a total of 777 years; then he died.
32When Noah was 500 years old, he became the father of Shem, Ham, and Japheth.