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Genesis 5

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CHAPTER 5
1This is the book of the generations of Adam, in the day wherein God made man of nought. God made man to the image and likeness of God;
2God formed them male and female, and blessed them, and called the name of them Adam, in the day in which they were formed.
3Forsooth Adam lived an hundred years and thirty, and begat a son to his image and likeness, and called his name Seth.
4And the days of Adam after that he begat Seth were made eight hundred years, and he begat sons and daughters.
5And all the time in which Adam lived was made nine hundred years and thirty, and he was dead.
6And Seth lived an hundred and five years, and begat Enos.
7And Seth lived after that he begat Enos eight hundred and seven years, and begat sons and daughters.
8And all the days of Seth were made nine hundred and twelve years, and he was dead.
9Forsooth Enos lived ninety years, and begat Cainan;
10after whose birth Enos lived eight hundred and fifteen years, and begat sons and daughters.
11And all the days of Enos were made nine hundred and five years, and he was dead.
12Also Cainan lived seventy years, and begat Mahalaleel.
13And Cainan lived after that he begat Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty years, and begat sons and daughters.
14And all the days of Cainan were made nine hundred and ten years, and he was dead.
15Forsooth Mahalaleel lived sixty years and five, and begat Jared.
16And Mahalaleel lived after that he begat Jared eight hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters.
17And all the days of Mahalaleel were made eight hundred [and] ninety and five years, and he was dead.
18And Jared lived an hundred and two and sixty years, and begat Enoch.
19And Jared lived after that he begat Enoch eight hundred years, and begat sons and daughters.
20And all the days of Jared were made nine hundred and two and sixty years, and he was dead.
21Forsooth Enoch lived five and sixty years, and begat Methuselah.
22And Enoch went with God; and Enoch lived after that he begat Methuselah three hundred years, and begat sons and daughters.
23And all the days of Enoch were three hundred and five and sixty years.
24And Enoch went with God, and appeared not afterward, for God took him away.
25Also Methuselah lived an hundred and seven and eighty years, and begat Lamech.
26And Methuselah lived after that he begat Lamech seven hundred and two and eighty years, and begat sons and daughters.
27And all the days of Methuselah were made nine hundred and nine and sixty years, and he was dead.
28Forsooth Lamech lived an hundred and two and eighty years, and begat a son;
29and [he] called his name Noah#5:29 This name sounds like the Hebrew for ‘rest’ or ‘relief’., and said, This man shall comfort us of the works and travails of our hands, in the land which the Lord cursed.
30And Lamech lived after that he begat Noah five hundred [and] ninety and five years, and begat sons and daughters.
31And all the days of Lamech were made seven hundred [and] seventy and seven years, and he was dead.
32Forsooth Noah, when he was of five hundred years, begat 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.