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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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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