Genesis 5
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From Adam to Noah

1This is the historical recorda of Adam’sb generations.

Whenc God created mankind,d

he made them in his own likeness.e

2Creating them male and female,

he blessed them

and called them humansf

wheng he created them.

3After Adam had lived 130 years, he fathered a son just like him,h that is,i according to his own likeness, and named him Seth. 4Adam lived another 800 years, fathering otherj sons and daughters after he had fathered Seth. 5Adam lived a totalk of 930 years, and then died.

6When Seth had lived 105 years, he fathered Enosh. 7After he fathered Enosh, Seth lived 807 years, fathering other sons and daughters. 8Seth lived a total of 912 years, and then died.

9When Enosh had lived 90 years, he fathered Kenan. 10After he fathered Kenan, Enosh lived 815 years, fathering other sons and daughters. 11Enosh lived a total of 905 years, and then died.

12When Kenan had lived 70 years, he fathered Mahalalel. 13After he fathered Mahalalel, Kenan lived 840 years, fathering other sons and daughters. 14Kenan lived a total of 910 years, and then died.

15When Mahalalel had lived 65 years, he fathered Jared. 16After he fathered Jared, Mahalalel lived 830 years, fathering other sons and daughters. 17Mahalalel lived a total of 895 years, and then died.

18When Jared had lived 162 years, he fathered Enoch. 19After he fathered Enoch, Jared lived 800 years, fathering other sons and daughters. 20Jared lived a total of 962 years, and then died.

21When Enoch had lived 65 years, he fathered Methuselah. 22After he fathered Methuselah, Enoch communedl with God for 300 years and fathered other sons and daughters. 23Enoch lived a total of 365 years, 24communingm with God—and then he was there no longer, because God had taken him.

25When Methuselah had lived 187 years, he fathered Lamech. 26After he fathered Lamech, Methuselah lived 782 years, fathering other sons and daughters. 27Methuselah lived a total of 969 years, and then died.

28When Lamech had lived 182 years, he fathered a son, 29whom he named Noah,n because he said, “May this one comfort us from our work, from pain that is caused by our manual labor, and from the ground that the LORD has cursed.” 30After he fathered Noah, Lamech lived 595 years, fathering other sons and daughters. 31Lamech lived a total of 777 years, and then died.

32After Noah had lived 500 years, he fathered Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

a 5:1 Or the generations scroll
b 5:1 Or mankind’s
c 5:1 Lit. On the day that
d 5:1 Lit. Adam
e 5:1 Lit. in the likeness of God
f 5:2 Lit. called their name Adam
g 5:2 Lit. on the day he created them
h 5:3 Lit. son in his likeness
i 5:3 The Heb. lacks that is
j 5:4 The Heb. lacks other; and so throughout the chapter
k 5:5 Lit. all the days; and so throughout the chapter
l 5:22 Lit. walked
m 5:24 Lit. walking
n 5:29 The Heb. name Noah sounds like the word comfort

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