Descendants of Adam
God 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:
3-4 When Adam was one hundred thirty, he had a son who was just like him, and he named him Seth. Adam had more children
5 and died at the age of nine hundred thirty.
6 When Seth was one hundred five, he had a son named Enosh.
7 Seth had more children
8 and died at the age of nine hundred twelve.
9 When Enosh was ninety, he had a son named Kenan.
10 Enosh had more children
11 and died at the age of nine hundred five.
12 When Kenan was seventy, he had a son named Mahalalel.
13 Kenan had more children
14 and died at the age of nine hundred ten.
15 When Mahalalel was sixty-five, he had a son named Jared.
16 Mahalalel had more children
17 and died at the age of eight hundred ninety-five.
18 When Jared was one hundred sixty-two, he had a son named Enoch.
19 Jared had more children
20 and died at the age of nine hundred sixty-two.
When Enoch was sixty-five, he had a son named Methuselah,
and during the next three hundred years he had more children. Enoch truly loved God,
and God took him away at the age of three hundred sixty-five.
25 When Methuselah was one hundred eighty-seven, he had a son named Lamech.
26 Methuselah had more children
27 and died at the age of nine hundred sixty-nine.
When Lamech was one hundred eighty-two, he had a son.
Lamech said, “I'll name him Noah because he will give us comfort,
u 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.”
Lamech had more children
and died at the age of seven hundred seventy-seven.
32 After Noah was five hundred years old, he had three sons and named them Shem, Ham, and Japheth.