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Genesis 5

5
The Line of Seth
1These are the family # Lit written family records # Gn 2:4 of the descendants of Adam. On the day that God created man, # Or Adam He made him in the likeness of God; 2He created them male and female. When they were created, He blessed them and called them man. # Or Adam
3Adam was 130 years old when he fathered a son in his likeness, according to his image, and named him Seth. 4Adam lived 800 years after the birth of Seth, and he fathered other sons and daughters. 5So Adam’s life lasted 930 years; then he died.
6Seth was 105 years old when he fathered Enosh. 7Seth lived 807 years after the birth of Enosh, and he fathered other sons and daughters. 8So Seth’s life lasted 912 years; then he died.
9Enosh was 90 years old when he fathered Kenan. 10Enosh lived 815 years after the birth of Kenan, and he fathered other sons and daughters. 11So Enosh’s life lasted 905 years; then he died.
12Kenan was 70 years old when he fathered Mahalalel. 13Kenan lived 840 years after the birth of Mahalalel, and he fathered other sons and daughters. 14So Kenan’s life lasted 910 years; then he died.
15Mahalalel was 65 years old when he fathered Jared. 16Mahalalel lived 830 years after the birth of Jared, and he fathered other sons and daughters. 17So Mahalalel’s life lasted 895 years; then he died.
18Jared was 162 years old when he fathered Enoch. 19Jared lived 800 years after the birth of Enoch, and he fathered other sons and daughters. 20So Jared’s life lasted 962 years; then he died.
21Enoch was 65 years old when he fathered Methuselah. 22And after the birth of Methuselah, Enoch walked with God # Gn 6:9; 17:1; 24:40; 48:15; Mc 6:8; Mal 2:6; 1Th 2:12 300 years and fathered other sons and daughters. 23So Enoch’s life lasted 365 years. 24Enoch walked with God; then he was not there because God took him. # 2Kg 2:11; Heb 11:5
25Methuselah was 187 years old when he fathered Lamech. 26Methuselah lived 782 years after the birth of Lamech, and he fathered other sons and daughters. 27So Methuselah’s life lasted 969 years; then he died.
28Lamech was 182 years old when he fathered a son. 29And he named him Noah, # In Hb, the name Noah sounds like the phrase “bring us relief.” saying, “This one will bring us relief from the agonizing labor of our hands, caused by the ground the Lord has cursed.” # Gn 3:17-19; 4:11 30Lamech lived 595 years after Noah’s birth, and he fathered other sons and daughters. 31So Lamech’s life lasted 777 years; then he died.
32Noah was 500 years old, and he fathered Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
5
The Family Line of Adam
1Here is the written story of Adam’s family line.
When God created human beings, he made them to be like him. 2He created them as male and female, and he blessed them. He called them “human beings” when they were created.
3When Adam was 130 years old, he had a son who was like him. He named him Seth. 4Adam lived 800 years after Seth was born. He also had other sons and daughters. 5Adam lived a total of 930 years. And then he died.
6Seth lived 105 years. Then he became the father of Enosh. 7Seth lived 807 years after Enosh was born. He also had other sons and daughters. 8Seth lived a total of 912 years. And then he died.
9Enosh lived 90 years. Then he became the father of Kenan. 10Enosh lived 815 years after Kenan was born. He also had other sons and daughters. 11Enosh lived a total of 905 years. And then he died.
12Kenan lived 70 years. Then he became the father of Mahalalel. 13Kenan lived 840 years after Mahalalel was born. He also had other sons and daughters. 14Kenan lived a total of 910 years. And then he died.
15Mahalalel lived 65 years. Then he became the father of Jared. 16Mahalalel lived 830 years after Jared was born. He also had other sons and daughters. 17Mahalalel lived a total of 895 years. And then he died.
18Jared lived 162 years. Then he became the father of Enoch. 19Jared lived 800 years after Enoch was born. He also had other sons and daughters. 20Jared lived a total of 962 years. And then he died.
21Enoch lived 65 years. Then he became the father of Methuselah. 22Enoch walked faithfully with God 300 years after Methuselah was born. He also had other sons and daughters. 23Enoch lived a total of 365 years. 24Enoch walked faithfully with God. And then he couldn’t be found, because God took him from this life.
25Methuselah lived 187 years. Then he became the father of Lamech. 26Methuselah lived 782 years after Lamech was born. He also had other sons and daughters. 27Methuselah lived a total of 969 years. And then he died.
28Lamech lived 182 years. Then he had a son 29and named him Noah. Lamech said, “He will comfort us when we are working. He’ll comfort us when our hands work so hard they hurt. We have to work hard because the Lord put a curse on the ground.” 30Lamech lived 595 years after Noah was born. He also had other sons and daughters. 31Lamech lived a total of 777 years. And then he died.
32After Noah was 500 years old, he became the father of Shem, Ham and Japheth.