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Genesis 5

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Adam’s Ten Descendants—Adam to Noah
(1 Chronicles 1:1–3)
1This is the written account of Adam and his descendants.
When God created humans,
he made them in the likeness of God.
2He created them male and female.
He blessed them and called them humans
when he created them.
3When Adam was 130 years old, he became the father ⌞of a son⌟ in his own likeness, in his own image. He named him Seth. 4After Adam became the father of Seth, he lived 800 years and had other sons and daughters. 5Adam lived a total of 930 years; then he died.
6When Seth was 105 years old, he became the father of Enosh. 7After he became the father of Enosh, Seth lived 807 years and had other sons and daughters. 8Seth lived a total of 912 years; then he died.
9When Enosh was 90 years old, he became the father of Kenan. 10After he became the father of Kenan, Enosh lived 815 years and had other sons and daughters. 11Enosh lived a total of 905 years; then he died.
12When Kenan was 70 years old, he became the father of Mahalalel. 13After he became the father of Mahalalel, Kenan lived 840 years and had other sons and daughters. 14Kenan lived a total of 910 years; then he died.
15When Mahalalel was 65 years old, he became the father of Jared. 16After he became the father of Jared, Mahalalel lived 830 years and had other sons and daughters. 17Mahalalel lived a total of 895 years; then he died.
18When Jared was 162 years old, he became the father of Enoch. 19After he became the father of Enoch, Jared lived 800 years and had other sons and daughters. 20Jared lived a total of 962 years; then he died.
21When Enoch was 65 years old, he became the father of Methuselah. 22After he became the father of Methuselah, Enoch walked with God for 300 years and had other sons and daughters. 23Enoch lived a total of 365 years. 24Enoch walked with God; then he was gone because God took him.
25When Methuselah was 187 years old, he became the father of Lamech. 26After he became the father of Lamech, Methuselah lived 782 years and had other sons and daughters. 27Methuselah lived a total of 969 years; then he died.
28When Lamech was 182 years old, he became the father of a son. 29He named him Noah [Relief], and said, “This child will bring us relief from the work and painful labor of our hands since the Lord has cursed the ground.” 30After Lamech became the father of Noah, he lived 595 years and had other sons and daughters. 31Lamech lived a total of 777 years; then he died.
32When 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.