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.

Japanese Contemporary Bible

創世記 5:1-32

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アダムの子孫

1神に似た者として初めに造られたアダムの子孫は、次のとおりです。 2神はまず男と女を造り、彼らを祝福しました。そして彼らを「人」と呼んだのです。

3-5アダム――百三十歳で、自分によく似た息子セツが生まれる。彼はセツの誕生後さらに八百年生き、息子と娘に恵まれ、九百三十歳で死んだ。

6-8セツ――百五歳で息子エノシュが生まれる。そののち八百七年生き、息子と娘に恵まれ、九百十二歳で死んだ。

9-11エノシュ――九十歳で息子ケナンが生まれる。そののちさらに八百十五年生き、息子と娘に恵まれ、九百五歳で死んだ。

12-14ケナン――七十歳で息子マハラルエルが生まれる。そののちさらに八百四十年生き、息子と娘に恵まれ、九百十歳で死んだ。

15-17マハラルエル――六十五歳で息子エレデが生まれる。そののちさらに八百三十年生き、息子と娘に恵まれ、八百九十五歳で死んだ。

18-20エレデ――百六十二歳で息子エノクが生まれる。そののちさらに八百年生き、息子と娘に恵まれ、九百六十二歳で死んだ。

21-24エノク――六十五歳で息子メトシェラが生まれる。そののち三百年の間、敬虔な生活を送り、息子と娘に恵まれる。三百六十五歳の時、信仰あつい人として歩んだのち姿を消す。神が彼を取り去られたのである。

25-27メトシェラ――百八十七歳で息子レメクが生まれる。そののちさらに七百八十二年生き、息子と娘に恵まれ、九百六十九歳で死んだ。

28-31レメク――百八十二歳で息子ノア〔「休息」の意〕が生まれる。「神にのろわれたこの地を耕す仕事はつらいが、この子が休ませてくれるだろう」と考え、その名をつけた。レメクはそののちさらに五百九十五年生き、息子と娘に恵まれ、七百七十七歳で死んだ。

32ノア――ノアは五百歳で息子が三人あった。セム、ハム、ヤペテである。