La Bible du Semeur

Genèse 5:1-32

L’histoire de la famille d’Adam

D’Adam aux fils de Noé

1Voici l’histoire de la famille d’Adam. Quand Dieu créa les êtres humains, il les fit de telle sorte qu’ils lui ressemblent. 2Il les créa homme et femme, il les bénit et leur donna le nom d’hommes le jour où ils furent créés.

3Adam était âgé de 130 ans quand il eut un fils qui lui ressemble, qui soit son image. Il lui donna le nom de Seth. 4Après cela, Adam vécut encore 800 ans et il eut d’autres enfants. 5La durée totale de sa vie fut de 930 ans, puis il mourut.

6Quand Seth fut âgé de 105 ans, il eut pour fils5.6 Autre traduction, de même que dans les versets suivants : descendant. Enosh. 7Après cela, il vécut encore 807 ans et il eut d’autres enfants. 8Il mourut à l’âge de 912 ans.

9Quand Enosh fut âgé de 90 ans, il eut pour fils Qénân. 10Après cela, il vécut encore 815 ans et il eut d’autres enfants. 11Il mourut à l’âge de 905 ans.

12Quand Qénân fut âgé de 70 ans, il eut pour fils Mahalaléel. 13Après cela, il vécut encore 840 ans et il eut d’autres enfants. 14Il mourut à l’âge de 910 ans.

15Quand Mahalaléel fut âgé de 65 ans, il eut pour fils Yéred. 16Après cela, Mahalaléel vécut encore 830 ans et il eut d’autres enfants. 17Il mourut à l’âge de 895 ans.

18Quand Yéred fut âgé de 162 ans, il eut pour fils Hénok. 19Après cela, il vécut encore 800 ans, et il eut d’autres enfants. 20Il mourut à l’âge de 962 ans.

21Quand Hénok fut âgé de 65 ans, il eut pour fils Mathusalem. 22Après cela, Hénok mena sa vie sous le regard de Dieu durant 300 ans et il eut d’autres enfants. 23La durée totale de sa vie fut de 365 ans.

24Hénok vécut en communion avec Dieu puis il disparut, car Dieu le prit5.24 Voir Hé 11.5 ; Jd 14..

25Quand Mathusalem fut âgé de 187 ans, il eut pour fils Lémek. 26Après cela, il vécut encore 782 ans et il eut d’autres enfants. 27Il mourut à l’âge de 969 ans.

28Quand Lémek fut âgé de 182 ans, il eut un fils. 29Il l’appela Noé (Consolation5.29 En hébreu, le nom Noé évoque le verbe traduit par consolera.) en disant : Celui-ci nous consolera de notre travail et de la tâche pénible que nous impose ce sol que l’Eternel a maudit. 30Après cela, Lémek vécut encore 595 ans, et il eut d’autres enfants. 31Il mourut à l’âge de 777 ans.

32Quand Noé fut âgé de 500 ans, il eut pour fils Sem, Cham et Japhet.

King James Version

Genesis 5:1-32

1This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created man, in the likeness of God made he him; 2Male and female created he them; and blessed them, and called their name Adam, in the day when they were created.

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: 4And the days of Adam after he had begotten Seth were eight hundred years: and he begat sons and daughters: 5And all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years: and he died.

6And Seth lived an hundred and five years, and begat Enos:5.6 Enos: Heb. Enosh 7And Seth lived after he begat Enos eight hundred and seven years, and begat sons and daughters: 8And all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years: and he died.

9¶ And Enos lived ninety years, and begat Cainan:5.9 Cainan: Heb. Kenan 10And Enos lived after he begat Cainan eight hundred and fifteen years, and begat sons and daughters: 11And all the days of Enos were nine hundred and five years: and he died.

12¶ And Cainan lived seventy years, and begat Mahalaleel:5.12 Mahalaleel: Gr. Maleleel 13And Cainan lived after he begat Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty years, and begat sons and daughters: 14And all the days of Cainan were nine hundred and ten years: and he died.

15¶ And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five years, and begat Jared:5.15 Jared: Heb. Jered 16And Mahalaleel lived after he begat Jared eight hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters: 17And all the days of Mahalaleel were eight hundred ninety and five years: and he died.

18¶ And Jared lived an hundred sixty and two years, and he begat Enoch: 19And Jared lived after he begat Enoch eight hundred years, and begat sons and daughters: 20And all the days of Jared were nine hundred sixty and two years: and he died.

21¶ And Enoch lived sixty and five years, and begat Methuselah:5.21 Methuselah: Gr. Mathusala 22And Enoch walked with God after he begat Methuselah three hundred years, and begat sons and daughters: 23And all the days of Enoch were three hundred sixty and five years: 24And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God took him.

25And Methuselah lived an hundred eighty and seven years, and begat Lamech: 26And Methuselah lived after he begat Lamech seven hundred eighty and two years, and begat sons and daughters:5.26 Lamech: Heb. Lemech 27And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and nine years: and he died.

28¶ And Lamech lived an hundred eighty and two years, and begat a son: 29And 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.5.29 Noah: Gr. Noe: that is Rest, or, Comfort 30And Lamech lived after he begat Noah five hundred ninety and five years, and begat sons and daughters: 31And all the days of Lamech were seven hundred seventy and seven years: and he died. 32And Noah was five hundred years old: and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth.