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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.

New International Reader's Version

Genesis 5:1-32

The Family Line of Adam

1Here is the written story of Adam’s family line.

When God created human beings, he made them to be like him. 2He created them as male and female, and he blessed them. He called them “human beings” when they were created.

3When Adam was 130 years old, he had a son who was like him. He named him Seth. 4Adam lived 800 years after Seth was born. He also had other sons and daughters. 5Adam lived a total of 930 years. And then he died.

6Seth lived 105 years. Then he became the father of Enosh. 7Seth lived 807 years after Enosh was born. He also had other sons and daughters. 8Seth lived a total of 912 years. And then he died.

9Enosh lived 90 years. Then he became the father of Kenan. 10Enosh lived 815 years after Kenan was born. He also had other sons and daughters. 11Enosh lived a total of 905 years. And then he died.

12Kenan lived 70 years. Then he became the father of Mahalalel. 13Kenan lived 840 years after Mahalalel was born. He also had other sons and daughters. 14Kenan lived a total of 910 years. And then he died.

15Mahalalel lived 65 years. Then he became the father of Jared. 16Mahalalel lived 830 years after Jared was born. He also had other sons and daughters. 17Mahalalel lived a total of 895 years. And then he died.

18Jared lived 162 years. Then he became the father of Enoch. 19Jared lived 800 years after Enoch was born. He also had other sons and daughters. 20Jared lived a total of 962 years. And then he died.

21Enoch lived 65 years. Then he became the father of Methuselah. 22Enoch walked faithfully with God 300 years after Methuselah was born. He also had other sons and daughters. 23Enoch lived a total of 365 years. 24Enoch walked faithfully with God. And then he couldn’t be found, because God took him from this life.

25Methuselah lived 187 years. Then he became the father of Lamech. 26Methuselah lived 782 years after Lamech was born. He also had other sons and daughters. 27Methuselah lived a total of 969 years. And then he died.

28Lamech lived 182 years. Then he had a son 29and named him Noah. Lamech said, “He will comfort us when we are working. He’ll comfort us when our hands work so hard they hurt. We have to work hard because the Lord put a curse on the ground.” 30Lamech lived 595 years after Noah was born. He also had other sons and daughters. 31Lamech lived a total of 777 years. And then he died.

32After Noah was 500 years old, he became the father of Shem, Ham and Japheth.