The Line of Seth
1This is the document containing the family#5:1 Lit written family records#Gn 2:4 of Adam.#5:1 Or mankind On the day that God created man,#5:1 Or Adam, human beings he made him in the likeness of God; 2he created them male and female. When they were created, he blessed them and called them mankind.#5:2 Hb ’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 he fathered 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 he fathered 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 he fathered 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 he fathered 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 he fathered 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 he fathered 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 he fathered 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 he fathered 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,#5:29 In Hb, the name Noah sounds like “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 he fathered Noah, 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.
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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.
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