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Genesis 5

5
The Descendants of Adam
(1 Chr 1.1–4)
1 # Gen 1.27–28 This is the list of the descendants of Adam. (When God created human beings, he made them like himself. 2#Mt 19.4; Mk 10.6He created them male and female, blessed them, and named them “Humanity”.) 3When Adam was 130 years old, he had a son who was like him, and he named him Seth. 4After that, Adam lived another 800 years. He had other children 5and died at the age of 930.
6When Seth was 105, he had a son, Enosh, 7and then lived another 807 years. He had other children 8and died at the age of 912.
9When Enosh was ninety, he had a son, Kenan, 10and then lived another 815 years. He had other children 11and died at the age of 905.
12When Kenan was seventy, he had a son, Mahalalel, 13and then lived another 840 years. He had other children 14and died at the age of 910.
15When Mahalalel was 65, he had a son, Jared, 16and then lived another 830 years. He had other children 17and died at the age of 895.
18When Jared was 162, he had a son, Enoch, 19and then lived another 800 years. He had other children 20and died at the age of 962.
21When Enoch was 65, he had a son, Methuselah. 22After that, Enoch lived in fellowship with God for 300 years and had other children. 23He lived to be 365 years old. 24#Heb 11.5; Jude 14He spent his life in fellowship with God, and then he disappeared, because God took him away.
25When Methuselah was 187, he had a son, Lamech, 26and then lived another 782 years. He had other children 27and died at the age of 969.
28When Lamech was 182, he had a son, 29and said, “From the very ground on which the LORD put a curse, this child will bring us relief from all our hard work”; so he named him Noah.#5.29 Noah: This name sounds like the Hebrew for “relief”. 30Lamech lived another 595 years. He had other children 31and died at the age of 777.
32After Noah was 500 years old, he had three sons, 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.