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Genesis 5

5
Book of Genealogies
1This is the Book of the Genealogies of Adam: When God created Adam, in the likeness of God He made him.
2Male and female He created them, and He blessed them and called their name “Adam” when He created them.
3Adam lived 130 years, then fathered a son in his likeness, after his image, and named him Seth.
4Then the days of Adam after he fathered Seth were 800 years, and He fathered other sons and daughters.
5So all Adam’s days that he lived were 930 years, and then he died.
6Seth lived 105 years, then fathered Enosh.
7Seth lived 807 years after he fathered Enosh, and he fathered sons and daughters.
8So all Seth’s days were 912 years, and then he died.
9Enosh lived 90 years, then fathered Kenan.
10Enosh lived 815 years after he fathered Kenan, and he fathered sons and daughters.
11So all of Enosh’s days were 905 years, and then he died.
12Kenan lived 70 years, then fathered Mahalalel.
13Kenan lived 840 years after he fathered Mahalalel, he fathered sons and daughters.
14So all of Kenan’s days were 910 years, and then he died.
15Mahalalel lived 65 years, then fathered Jared.
16Mahalalel lived 830 years after he fathered Jared, and he fathered sons and daughters.
17So all of Mahalalel’s days were 895 years, and then he died.
18Jared lived 162 years, then fathered Enoch.
19Jared lived 800 years after he fathered Enoch, and he fathered sons and daughters.
20So all of Jared’s days were 962 years, and then he died.
21Enoch lived 65 years, then fathered Methuselah.
22Now Enoch walked with God continually for 300 years after he fathered Methuselah, and he fathered sons and daughters.
23So all of Enoch’s days were 365 years.
24And Enoch continually walked with God—then he was not there, because God took him.
25Methuselah lived 187 years and fathered Lamech.
26And Methuselah lived 782 years after he fathered Lamech, and he fathered other sons and daughters.
27So all of Methuselah’s days were 969 years, and then he died.
28Lamech lived 182 years and he fathered a son.
29And he named him Noah saying, “This one will comfort us from our work and from the pain of our hands because of the ground which Adonai cursed.”
30Lamech lived 595 years after he fathered Noah, and he fathered sons and daughters.
31So all of Lamech’s days were 777 years, and then he died.
32And Noah was 500 years old when he fathered Shem, Ham and Japheth.

Genesis 5

5
The History of Adam’s Family
1This is the history of Adam’s#5:1 Adam This name means “man” or “people.” It is like the word meaning “earth” or “red clay.” family. When God created people, he made them like himself.#5:1 When God … like himself Literally, “He made him in the image of God.” See Gen. 1:27; 5:3. 2He created them male and female. And on the same day he made them, he blessed them and called them “humans.”#5:2 humans The Hebrew word means “Adam,” “man,” or “people.”
3After Adam was 130 years old, he had another son. This son looked just like Adam.#5:3 he had … like Adam Or “he fathered a son in his image and likeness.” In Hebrew this is like Gen. 1:27; 5:1. Adam named his son Seth. 4After Seth was born, Adam lived 800 years and had other sons and daughters. 5So Adam lived a total of 930 years; then he died.
6After Seth was 105 years old, he had a son named Enosh. 7After Enosh was born, Seth lived 807 years and had other sons and daughters. 8So Seth lived a total of 912 years; then he died.
9After Enosh was 90 years old, he had a son named Kenan. 10After Kenan was born, Enosh lived 815 years and had other sons and daughters. 11So Enosh lived a total of 905 years; then he died.
12After Kenan was 70 years old, he had a son named Mahalalel. 13After Mahalalel was born, Kenan lived 840 years and had other sons and daughters. 14So Kenan lived a total of 910 years; then he died.
15When Mahalalel was 65 years old, he had a son named Jared. 16After Jared was born, Mahalalel lived 830 years and had other sons and daughters. 17So Mahalalel lived a total of 895 years; then he died.
18After Jared was 162 years old, he had a son named Enoch. 19After Enoch was born, Jared lived 800 years and had other sons and daughters. 20So Jared lived a total of 962 years; then he died.
21After Enoch was 65 years old, he had a son named Methuselah. 22After Methuselah was born, Enoch walked with God for 300 years and had other sons and daughters. 23So Enoch lived a total of 365 years. 24One day Enoch was walking with God, and he disappeared. God took him.#5:24 Or “Enoch pleased God. Enoch disappeared. God took him.”
25After Methuselah was 187 years old, he had a son named Lamech. 26After Lamech was born, Methuselah lived 782 years and had other sons and daughters. 27So Methuselah lived a total of 969 years; then he died.
28When Lamech was 182 years old, he had a son. 29Lamech named his son Noah.#5:29 Noah This name is like the Hebrew word meaning “to rest,” “to be sorry,” or “comfort.” Lamech said, “We work very hard as farmers because God cursed the ground. But Noah will bring us rest.”
30After Noah was born, Lamech lived 595 years and had other sons and daughters. 31So Lamech lived a total of 777 years; then he died.
32After Noah was 500 years old, he had sons named Shem, Ham, and Japheth.