Descendants of Adam
1-2 # Gn 1.27,28; Mt 19.4; Mk 10.6. God created men and women to be like himself. He gave them his blessing and called them human beings. The following is a list of the descendants of Adam, the first man:
3-4When Adam was 130, he had a son who was just like him, and he named him Seth. Adam had more children 5and died at the age of 930.
6When Seth was 105, he had a son named Enosh. 7Seth had more children 8and died at the age of 912.
9When Enosh was 90, he had a son named Kenan. 10Enosh had more children 11and died at the age of 905.
12When Kenan was 70, he had a son named Mahalalel. 13Kenan had more children 14and died at the age of 910.
15When Mahalalel was 65, he had a son named Jared. 16Mahalalel had more children 17and died at the age of 895.
18When Jared was 162, he had a son named Enoch. 19Jared had more children 20and died at the age of 962.
21When Enoch was 65, he had a son named Methuselah, 22and during the next 300 years he had more children. Enoch truly loved God, 23-24#Si 44.16; 49.14; He 11.5; Jd 14. and God took him away at the age of 365.
25When Methuselah was 187, he had a son named Lamech. 26Methuselah had more children 27and died at the age of 969.
28When Lamech was one 182, 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 777.
32After Noah was 500 years old, he had three sons and named them Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
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