Genesis Chapter 5


This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created man, in the likeness of God made he him;
  • This book is about the times in which Adam lived.
  • This is the Day Six Creation account

(Genesis 5:2)
Male and female created he them; and blessed them, and called their name Adam, in the day when they were created.
  • Adam, as in "Man", as in "Mankind"
  • "Male and Female", as in already fully formed as such and mature adults

(Genesis 5:3)
And Adam lived an hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, after his image; and called his name Seth:
  • This would presumably not be child number three, since there was a wife for Cain and a city built already
(Genesis 4:17)
And Cain knew his wife; and she conceived, and bare Enoch: and he builded a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch.

(Genesis 5:5)
And the days of Adam after he had begotten Seth were eight hundred years: and he begat sons and daughters: And all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years: and he died.

  • Longevity was all part of it before the Flood because of the protection of the firmament and the slow and gradual process of sin in the genetic pool degrading man's life

(Genesis 5:6-27)
And Seth lived an hundred and five years, and begat Enos: And Seth lived after he begat Enos eight hundred and seven years, and begat sons and daughters: And all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years: and he died.
And Enos lived ninety years, and begat Cainan: And Enos lived after he begat Cainan eight hundred and fifteen years, and begat sons and daughters: And all the days of Enos were nine hundred and five years: and he died. And Cainan lived seventy years, and begat Mahalaleel:
And Cainan lived after he begat Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty years, and begat sons and daughters: And all the days of Cainan were nine hundred and ten years: and he died. And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five years, and begat Jared: And Mahalaleel lived after he begat Jared eight hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters:
And all the days of Mahalaleel were eight hundred ninety and five years: and he died. And Jared lived an hundred sixty and two years, and he begat Enoch: And Jared lived after he begat Enoch eight hundred years, and begat sons and daughters: And all the days of Jared were nine hundred sixty and two years: and he died. And Enoch lived sixty and five years, and begat Methuselah: And Enoch walked with God after he begat Methuselah three hundred years, and begat sons and daughters: And all the days of Enoch were three hundred sixty and five years: And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God took him.
And Methuselah lived an hundred eighty and seven years, and begat Lamech: And Methuselah lived after he begat Lamech seven hundred eighty and two years, and begat sons and daughters: And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and nine years: and he died.

  • The first Rapture!

The Composite List

Now let's put it all together:

Hebrew
English
Adam
Man
Seth
Appointed
Enos
Mortal
Kenan
Sorrow
Mahalalel
The Blessed God
Jared
Shall come down
Enoch
Teaching
Methuselah
His death shall bring
Lamech
The Despairing
Noah
Rest, or comfort.

That's rather remarkable:

Man (is) appointed mortal sorrow; (but) the Blessed God shall come down teaching (that) His death shall bring (the) despairing rest.

NO Jewish Scribe would intentionally include the Gospel message in the Old Testament

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

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

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

(Genesis 5:32)
And Noah was five hundred years old: and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
  • Shem, Ham and Japeth are the three people who comprise all of the people on earth today, and they all had one father-Noah

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