Genesis 5

This is the record of Adam’s generations. When God created man in his way,
In his likeness he created them, male and female, and so on their creation’s day
He blessed them and called them Man. Now when Adam had drawn one hundred and thirty years breath,
Then he fathered a son in his own likeness, after his image, and he named him Seth.
After Seth was born, Adam lived eight hundred years, during which sons and daughters he sired.
All the days Adam lived totaled nine hundred and thirty years, then he finally expired.

When Seth had lived for one hundred and five years, he fathered Enosh, and so it transpired.
After Enosh’s birth, Seth lived eight hundred seven years, some sons and daughters he sired.
All the days that Seth lived totaled nine hundred and twelve years. And then he finally expired.

When Enosh had lived for a full ninety years, he fathered Kenan, and so it transpired.
After Kenan’s birth, Enosh lived eight hundred and fifteen years, sons and daughters he sired.
All the days Enosh lived totaled nine hundred and five years. And then he finally expired.

When Kenan had lived seventy years, he then fathered Mahalalel, so it transpired.
Past Mahalalel’s birth, Kenan lived eight hundred forty years, sons and daughters he sired.
All the days Kenan lived totaled nine hundred and ten years. And then he finally expired.

When Mahalalel had lived for sixty-five years, he fathered Jared, so it transpired.
After Jared’s birth, Mahalalel lived eight hundred thirty years, sons and daughters sired.
The days Mahalalel lived were eight hundred and ninety-five years. And then he expired.

When Jared had lived one hundred and sixty-two years, he fathered Enoch, it transpired.
After Enoch’s birth, Jared lived eight hundred years, and then more sons and daughters he sired.
All the days Jared lived totaled nine hundred and sixty-two years. And then he expired.

When Enoch had lived for sixty-five years, he fathered Methuselah, and after that,
Enoch walked in God’s ways for three hundred full years, and many sons and daughters begat.
And the days of Enoch totaled three hundred sixty-five years. (Years have that many days)
Then he was no more, for God had taken him (Taken Enoch who had walked in God’s ways).

When Methuselah reached one hundred eighty-seven, he fathered Lamech, it transpired.
After Lamech’s birth, Methuselah lived seven hundred eighty-two years, kids he sired.
Days Methuselah lived totaled nine hundred and sixty-nine years. And then he expired.

When Lamech had lived for a full hundred and eighty-seven years, he fathered a son.
He named him Noah, saying, “We will have our sorrow relieved, comforted by this one.
All the sorrow of pain when we work with our hands, all the aches that result from our toil,
All the pain we are caused just by working the ground, because of when the Lord cursed the soil.”
After Noah’s birth, Lamech lived five hundred ninety-five years, sons and daughters he sired.
The days Lamech lived totaled seven hundred seventy-seven years. Then he expired.

Now when Noah was five hundred years old, Shem, Ham, and Japheth he begot at that time.
(And these three sons of Noah’s close out the tale of the generations of Adam’s line.)

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