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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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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.