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Genesis 5

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Chapter 5
The descendants of Adam
1This is the report about Adam and his family.
When God made men and women, he made them like himself. 2God made male and female people and he called them ‘human’. He blessed them.
3When Adam was 130 years old, he had a son who was like him. Adam called him Seth. 4After Seth was born, Adam lived for 800 years. During this time, he had other sons and daughters. 5Adam was 930 years old when he died.
6When Seth was 105 years old, he had a son. He called him Enosh. 7After Enosh was born, Seth lived for 807 years. During this time, he had other sons and daughters. 8Seth was 912 years old when he died.
9When Enosh was 90 years old, he had a son. He called him Kenan. 10After Kenan was born, Enosh lived for 815 years. During this time, he had other sons and daughters. 11Enosh was 905 years old when he died.
12When Kenan was 70 years old, he had a son. He called him Mahalalel. 13After Mahalalel was born, Kenan lived for 840 years. During this time, he had other sons and daughters. 14Kenan was 910 years old when he died.
15When Mahalalel was 65 years old, he had a son. He called him Jared. 16After Jared was born, Mahalalel lived for 830 years. During this time, he had other sons and daughters. 17Mahalalel was 895 years old when he died.
18When Jared was 162 years old, he had a son. He called him Enoch. 19After Enoch was born, Jared lived for 800 years. During this time, he had other sons and daughters. 20Jared was 962 years old when he died.
21When Enoch was 65 years old, he had a son. He called him Methuselah. 22After Methuselah was born, Enoch lived as God wanted for 300 years. During this time, he had other sons and daughters. 23Enoch lived on earth for 365 years. 24Enoch lived to please God all this time, then Enoch was not there any more. God took Enoch to be with him. #5:24 God took Enoch to be with him in heaven. So Enoch did not die like other people die.
25When Methuselah was 187 years old, he had a son. He called him Lamech. #5:25 This is not the same Lamech as the one who killed a young man. See Genesis 4:23. 26After Lamech was born, Methuselah lived for 782 years. During this time, he had other sons and daughters. 27Methuselah was 969 years old when he died.
28When Lamech was 182 years old, he had a son. 29He called his son Noah. Lamech said, ‘He will help us in our difficult work on the land. We have pain when we work on the land to get food. That is because the Lord God cursed the ground.’ 30After Noah was born, Lamech lived for 595 years. During this time, he had other sons and daughters. 31Lamech was 777 years old when he died.
32After Noah was 500 years old, he became the father of Shem, Ham and Japheth.
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Adam’s Descendants
1#Ge 1:26–27; Eph 4:24This is the book of the generations of Adam.
In the day when God created man, He made him in the likeness of God. 2#Ge 1:27He created them male and female. He blessed them and called them Mankind in the day when they were created.
3#Ge 4:25Adam lived a hundred and thirty years and became the father of a son in his own likeness, after his own image, and called his name Seth. 4#Ge 5:7; 5:10The days of Adam after he became the father of Seth were eight hundred years, and he had other sons and daughters. 5#Ge 3:19; 5:8So all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years, and he died.
6#Ge 4:26Seth lived one hundred and five years and became the father of Enosh. 7Seth lived after the birth of Enosh eight hundred and seven years and had other sons and daughters. 8So all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years, and he died.
9Enosh lived ninety years and became the father of Kenan. 10Enosh lived after the birth of Kenan eight hundred and fifteen years and had other sons and daughters. 11So all the days of Enosh were nine hundred and five years, and he died.
12Kenan lived seventy years and became the father of Mahalalel. 13Kenan lived after the birth of Mahalalel eight hundred and forty years and had other sons and daughters. 14So all the days of Kenan were nine hundred and ten years, and he died.
15Mahalalel lived sixty-five years and became the father of Jared. 16Mahalalel lived after the birth of Jared eight hundred and thirty years and had other sons and daughters. 17So all the days of Mahalalel were eight hundred and ninety-five years, and he died.
18Jared lived one hundred and sixty-two years and became the father of Enoch. 19Jared lived after the birth of Enoch eight hundred years and had other sons and daughters. 20So all the days of Jared were nine hundred and sixty-two years, and he died.
21Enoch lived sixty-five years and became the father of Methuselah. 22#Ge 6:9; Mic 6:8Enoch walked with God after the birth of Methuselah for three hundred years and had other sons and daughters. 23So all the days of Enoch were three hundred and sixty-five years. 24#2Ki 2:11; Jer 31:15; 1Jn 1:7Enoch walked with God, and then he was no more because God took him.
25Methuselah lived one hundred and eighty-seven years and became the father of Lamech. 26Methuselah lived after the birth of Lamech seven hundred and eighty-two years and had other sons and daughters. 27So all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred and sixty-nine years, and he died.
28Lamech lived one hundred and eighty-two years and had a son. 29#Ge 3:17–19He named his son Noah, saying, “This one will comfort us concerning our work and the toil of our hands because of the ground which the Lord has cursed.” 30Lamech lived after the birth of Noah five hundred and ninety-five years and had other sons and daughters. 31So all the days of Lamech were seven hundred and seventy-seven years, and he died.
32#Ge 6:10; 10:21Noah was five hundred years old and became the father of Shem, Ham, and Japheth.