1This is the book of the generations of Adam. When God created man, he made him in the likeness of God. (
Ge 1:26 Then God said, “Let us make man* in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”
Ge 1:26)2Male and female he created them, and he blessed them and named them Man
1. Hebrew adam
 when they were created.3When Adam had lived 130 years, he fathered a son in his own likeness, after his image, and named him Seth. (
Ge 4:25 And Adam knew his wife again, and she bore a son and called his name Seth, for she said, “God has appointed* for me another offspring instead of Abel, for Cain killed him.”
Ge 4:25)4The days of Adam after he fathered Seth were 800 years; and he had other sons and daughters. (
Lu 3:36 the son of Cainan, the son of Arphaxad, the son of Shem, the son of Noah, the son of Lamech,
Lu 3:36)5Thus all the days that Adam lived were 930 years, and he died. (
Ge 3:19 By the sweat of your face you shall eat bread, till you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken; for you are dust, and to dust you shall return.”
Ge 3:19)6When Seth had lived 105 years, he fathered Enosh. (
Ge 4:26 To Seth also a son was born, and he called his name Enosh. At that time people began to call upon the name of the Lord.
Ge 4:26)7Seth lived after he fathered Enosh 807 years and had other sons and daughters.8Thus all the days of Seth were 912 years, and he died.9When Enosh had lived 90 years, he fathered Kenan.10Enosh lived after he fathered Kenan 815 years and had other sons and daughters.11Thus all the days of Enosh were 905 years, and he died.12When Kenan had lived 70 years, he fathered Mahalalel.13Kenan lived after he fathered Mahalalel 840 years and had other sons and daughters.14Thus all the days of Kenan were 910 years, and he died.15When Mahalalel had lived 65 years, he fathered Jared.16Mahalalel lived after he fathered Jared 830 years and had other sons and daughters.17Thus all the days of Mahalalel were 895 years, and he died.18When Jared had lived 162 years, he fathered Enoch. (
Jud 1:14 It was also about these that Enoch, the seventh from Adam, prophesied, saying, “Behold, the Lord comes with ten thousands of his holy ones,
Jud 1:14)19Jared lived after he fathered Enoch 800 years and had other sons and daughters.20Thus all the days of Jared were 962 years, and he died.21When Enoch had lived 65 years, he fathered Methuselah.22Enoch walked with God
1. Septuagint pleased God; also verse 24
 after he fathered Methuselah 300 years and had other sons and daughters. (
Ge 5:24 Enoch walked with God, and he was not,* for God took him.
Heb 11:5 By faith Enoch was taken up so that he should not see death, and he was not found, because God had taken him. Now before he was taken he was commended as having pleased God.
Heb 11:5)25When Methuselah had lived 187 years, he fathered Lamech.26Methuselah lived after he fathered Lamech 782 years and had other sons and daughters.27Thus all the days of Methuselah were 969 years, and he died.28When Lamech had lived 182 years, he fathered a son29and called his name Noah, saying, “Out of the ground that the Lord has cursed, this one shall bring us relief
1. Noah sounds like the Hebrew for rest
 from our work and from the painful toil of our hands.” (
Ge 3:17 And to Adam he said, “Because you have listened to the voice of your wife and have eaten of the tree of which I commanded you, ‘You shall not eat of it,’ cursed is the ground because of you; in pain you shall eat of it all the days of your life;
Ge 3:17)30Lamech lived after he fathered Noah 595 years and had other sons and daughters.31Thus all the days of Lamech were 777 years, and he died.32After Noah was 500 years old, Noah fathered Shem, Ham, and Japheth. (
Ge 6:10 And Noah had three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.