1¶ This is the book of the descendants of Adam. In the day that God created man, he made him in the likeness of God;
2male and female created he them and blessed them and called their name Man, in the day when they were created.
3And Adam lived one hundred and thirty years and begat a son in his own likeness, after his image, and called his name Seth:
4And the days of Adam after he had begotten Seth were eight hundred years, and he begat sons and daughters;
5and all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years, and he died.
6¶ And Seth lived one hundred and five years and begat Enos.
7And Seth lived after he begat Enos eight hundred and seven years and begat sons and daughters;
8and all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years, and he died.
9And Enos lived ninety years and begat Cainan,
10and Enos lived after he begat Cainan eight hundred and fifteen years and begat sons and daughters;
11and all the days of Enos were nine hundred and five years, and he died.
12And Cainan lived seventy years and begat Mahalaleel;
13and Cainan lived after he begat Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty years and begat sons and daughters;
14and all the days of Cainan were nine hundred and ten years, and he died.
15And Mahalaleel lived sixty-five years and begat Jared;
16and Mahalaleel lived after he begat Jared eight hundred and thirty years and begat sons and daughters;
17and all the days of Mahalaleel were eight hundred ninety-five years and he died.
18And Jared lived one hundred sixty-two years and he begat Enoch;
19and Jared lived after he begat Enoch eight hundred years and begat sons and daughters;
20and all the days of Jared were nine hundred sixty-two years, and he died.
21¶ And Enoch lived sixty-five years and begat Methuselah;
22And Enoch walked with God after he begat Methuselah three hundred years and begat sons and daughters;
23and all the days of Enoch were three hundred sixty-five years.
24And Enoch walked with God; and he was not, for God took him.
25¶ And Methuselah lived one hundred eighty-seven years, and begat Lamech;
26and Methuselah lived after he begat Lamech seven hundred eighty-two years and begat sons and daughters;
27and all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty-nine years, and he died.
28¶ And Lamech lived one hundred eighty-two years and begat a son;
29and he called his name Noah, saying, This same shall comfort us concerning our work and toil of our hands because of the ground which the Lord has cursed.
30And Lamech lived after he begat Noah five hundred ninety-five years and begat sons and daughters;
31and all the days of Lamech were seven hundred seventy-seven years, and he died.
32And Noah was five hundred years old; and Noah begat 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.
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