Genesis Chapter 5
(Original 1611 KJV Bible)
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1 The genealogie, age, and death of the Patriarchs from Adam vnto Noah. 24 The godlinesse and translation of Enoch.
This is the booke of the generations of Adam: In the day that God created man, in the likenes of God made he him.1
Male and female created hee them, and blessed them, and called their name Adam, in the day when they were created.2
¶ And Adam liued an hundred and thirtie yeeres, and begate a sonne in his owne likenesse, after his image; and called his name Seth.
The genealogie of the Patriarchs, &c.
And the dayes of Adam, after he had begotten Seth, were eight hundred yeeres: and he begate sonnes and daughters.4
And all the dayes that Adam liued, were nine hundred and thirtie yeeres: and he died.
And Seth liued an hundred and fiue yeeres: and begate Enos.6
And Seth liued, after he begate Enos, eight hundred and seuen yeeres, and begate sonnes and daughters.
And all the dayes of Seth, were nine hundred and twelue yeeres, and he died.
¶ And Enos liued ninetie yeeres, and begate Cainan.9
And Enos liued after hee begate Cainan, eight hundred and fifteene yeeres, and begate sonnes & daughters.
And all the dayes of Enos were nine hundred & fiue yeres; and he died.
¶ And Cainan liued seuentie yeeres, and begate Mahalaleel.12
And Cainan liued after he begate Mahalaleel, eight hundred and fourtie yeeres, & begate sonnes and daughters.
And al the dayes of Cainan were nine hundred & ten yeres; and he died.
¶ And Mahalaleel liued sixtie and fiue yeeres, and begat Iared.15
And Mahalaleel liued after he begate Iared, eight hundred and thirtie yeeres, and begate sonnes & daughters.
And all the dayes of Mahalaleel, were eight hundred ninetie and fiue yeeres, and he died.
¶ And Iared liued an hundred sixtie and two yeeres, & he begat Enoch.
And Iared liued after he begate Enoch, eight hundred yeres, and begate sonnes and daughters.
And all the dayes of Iared were nine hundred sixtie and two yeeres, and he died.
¶ And Enoch liued sixtie and fiue yeeres, and begate Methuselah.21
And Enoch walked with God, after he begate Methuselah, three hundred yeeres, and begate sonnes and daughters.
And all the dayes of Enoch, were three hundred sixtie and fiue yeeres.
And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God tooke him.24
And Methuselah liued an hundred eightie and seuen yeeres, and begat Lamech.
And Methuselah liued, after hee begate Lamech, seuen hundred, eightie and two yeeres, and begate sonnes and daughters.26
And all the dayes of Methuselah were nine hundred, sixtie and nine yeeres, and he died.
¶ And Lamech liued an hundred eightie and two yeeres: and begate a sonne.
And he called his name Noah, saying; This same shall comfort vs, concerning our woorke and toyle of our hands, because of the ground, which the LORD hath cursed.29
And Lamech liued, after hee begate Noah, fiue hundred ninetie and fiue yeeres, and begate sonnes and daughters.
And all the dayes of Lamech were seuen hundred seuentie and seuen yeeres, and he died.
And Noah was fiue hundred yeeres olde: and Noah begate Sem, Ham, and Iapheth.
Genesis Chapter 5 Sidenote References (from Original 1611 KJV Bible):
1 1.Chron. 1.1.
2 Wisd.2. 23.
4 1. Chron. 1.1. &c.
6 Hebr. Enosh.
9 Heb. Kenan.
12 Greeke, Maleleel.
15 Heb, Iered.
21 Gr. Mathusala.
24 Ecclus. 44.16. Heb.11.5.
26 Hebr. Lemech.
29 Gr. Noe.
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