Genesis 5

Adam's family
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5:1 This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created man, in the likeness of God made he him;

Get ready for some exciting reading. "The book of the generations of Adam" is about to start!

5:2 Male and female created he them; and blessed them, and called their name Adam, in the day when they were created.

God created a man and a woman, and he "called their name Adam." So the woman's name was Adam, too!

5:3 And Adam lived an hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, and after his image; and called his name Seth:
When Adam was 130 years old he had a son that looked a lot like him. He called him Seth. [1]
5:4 And the days of Adam after he had begotten Seth were eight hundred years: and he begat sons and daughters:
Sometime in the next 800 years, Adam begat some daughters. [2]

5:5 And all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years: and he died.

Adam finally dies -- 930 years after eating from the tree of knowledge, contrary to God's false prophecy that Adam would die the day that he ate the forbidden fruit (2:17).
From Seth to Noah: The incredibly long lives of the patriarchs
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5:6 And Seth lived an hundred and five years, and begat Enos:

5:7 And Seth lived after he begat Enos eight hundred and seven years, and begat sons and daughters:

It took Seth 105 years to produce his first son. [3]

5:8 And all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years: and he died.

5:9 And Enos lived ninety years, and begat Cainan:

5:10 And Enos lived after he begat Cainan eight hundred and fifteen years, and begat sons and daughters:

Seth lived 912 years.
5:11 And all the days of Enos were nine hundred and five years: and he died.

5:12 And Cainan lived seventy years and begat Mahalaleel:

5:13 And Cainan lived after he begat Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty years, and begat sons and daughters:

Enos lived 905 years.
5:14 And all the days of Cainan were nine hundred and ten years: and he died.

5:15 And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five years, and begat Jared:

5:16 And Mahalaleel lived after he begat Jared eight hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters:

Cainan lived 910 years.

5:17 And all the days of Mahalaleel were eight hundred ninety and five years: and he died.

Mahalaleel lived 895 years.

5:18 And Jared lived an hundred sixty and two years, and he begat Enoch:

5:19 And Jared lived after he begat Enoch eight hundred years, and begat sons and daughters:

Jared ... begat Enoch. [4]

5:20 And all the days of Jared were nine hundred sixty and two years: and he died.

5:21 And Enoch lived sixty and five years, and begat Methuselah:

5:22 And Enoch walked with God after he begat Methuselah three hundred years, and begat sons and daughters:

Jared lived 962 years.

5:23 And all the days of Enoch were three hundred sixty and five years:

5:24 And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God took him.

Enoch lived 365 years before he was taken (alive?) by God. [5]

5:25 And Methuselah lived an hundred eighty and seven years, and begat Lamech.

5:26 And Methuselah lived after he begat Lamech seven hundred eighty and two years, and begat sons and daughters:

When Methususlah was 187 years old, he begat Lamech. [6]

5:27 And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and nine years: and he died.

5:28 And Lamech lived an hundred eighty and two years, and begat a son:

5:29 And 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 hath cursed.

5:30 And Lamech lived after he begat Noah five hundred ninety and five years, and begat sons and daughters:

Methuselah lived 969 years. (World record holder.)

5:31 And all the days of Lamech were seven hundred seventy and seven years: and he died.

Lamech lived 777 years.

5:32 And Noah was five hundred years old: and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

When Noah was 500 years old, he had three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth. [7]