Genesis 5 Notes

Genesis 5 Notes

  • This book is the generations of Adam.
    • God made Adam in his likeness.
    • Adam lived 130 years before he fathered first child, Seth
    • Adam lived 930 years total and died.
  • Seth lived 105 years before fathering his first, Enosh.
    • Seth lived 912 years and died.
  • Enosh lived 90 years before fathering first child, Kenan.
    • Lived 905 years and then died.
  • Kenan lived 70 years before fathering his first child, Mehalalel.
    • Kenan lived 910 years and he died.
  • Mahalalel lived 65 years before fathering his first child, Jared.
    • Mahalalel lived to 895 years and died.
  • Jared lived 165 years before fathered Enoch.
    • Jared lived 962 years and then died.
  • Enoch lived 65 years before fathering Methuselah.
    • Enoch didn't die.  He is the only person in this book, that walked with God and wasn't described as dying.  
    • Enoch lived for 365 years.
  • Methuselah lived 187 years before fathering Lamech.
    • Methuselah died after living 969 years.
  • Lamech lived 182 years before fathering Noah.
    • Quoted as saying about Noah "Out of the ground that the LORD has cursed, this one shall bring us relief"
    • Lamech lived 777 years, and he died.  Its worth noting that 777 years is significant in the Bible as a 7.  7 days a week.
  • Noah lived 500 years before fathering Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
    • Noah was the only descendent that listed three sons, instead of the first child born.
    • Noah's father was also Lamech, whom lived 777 years.