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Genesis 5

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The Family Tree of the Human Race
1-2This is the family tree of the human race: When God created the human race, he made it godlike, with a nature akin to God. He created both male and female and blessed them, the whole human race.
3-5When Adam was 130 years old, he had a son who was just like him, his very spirit and image, and named him Seth. After the birth of Seth, Adam lived another 800 years, having more sons and daughters. Adam lived a total of 930 years. And he died.
6-8When Seth was 105 years old, he had Enosh. After Seth had Enosh, he lived another 807 years, having more sons and daughters. Seth lived a total of 912 years. And he died.
9-11When Enosh was ninety years old, he had Kenan. After he had Kenan, he lived another 815 years, having more sons and daughters. Enosh lived a total of 905 years. And he died.
12-14When Kenan was seventy years old, he had Mahalalel. After he had Mahalalel, he lived another 840 years, having more sons and daughters. Kenan lived a total of 910 years. And he died.
15-17When Mahalalel was sixty-five years old, he had Jared. After he had Jared, he lived another 830 years, having more sons and daughters. Mahalalel lived a total of 895 years. And he died.
18-20When Jared was 162 years old, he had Enoch. After he had Enoch, he lived another 800 years, having more sons and daughters. Jared lived a total of 962 years. And he died.
21-23When Enoch was sixty-five years old, he had Methuselah. Enoch walked steadily with God. After he had Methuselah, he lived another 300 years, having more sons and daughters. Enoch lived a total of 365 years.
24Enoch walked steadily with God. And then one day he was simply gone: God took him.
25-27When Methuselah was 187 years old, he had Lamech. After he had Lamech, he lived another 782 years. Methuselah lived a total of 969 years. And he died.
28-31When Lamech was 182 years old, he had a son. He named him Noah, saying, “This one will give us a break from the hard work of farming the ground that God cursed.” After Lamech had Noah, he lived another 595 years, having more sons and daughters. Lamech lived a total of 777 years. And he died.
32When Noah was 500 years old, he had Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
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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.