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Genesis 5:1-32

From Adam to Noah

1This is the written account of Adam’s family line.

When God created mankind, he made them in the likeness of God. 2He created them male and female and blessed them. And he named them “Mankind”5:2 Hebrew adam when they were created.

3When Adam had lived 130 years, he had a son in his own likeness, in his own image; and he named him Seth. 4After Seth was born, Adam lived 800 years and had other sons and daughters. 5Altogether, Adam lived a total of 930 years, and then he died.

6When Seth had lived 105 years, he became the father5:6 Father may mean ancestor; also in verses 7-26. of Enosh. 7After he became the father of Enosh, Seth lived 807 years and had other sons and daughters. 8Altogether, Seth lived a total of 912 years, and then he died.

9When Enosh had lived 90 years, he became the father of Kenan. 10After he became the father of Kenan, Enosh lived 815 years and had other sons and daughters. 11Altogether, Enosh lived a total of 905 years, and then he died.

12When Kenan had lived 70 years, he became the father of Mahalalel. 13After he became the father of Mahalalel, Kenan lived 840 years and had other sons and daughters. 14Altogether, Kenan lived a total of 910 years, and then he died.

15When Mahalalel had lived 65 years, he became the father of Jared. 16After he became the father of Jared, Mahalalel lived 830 years and had other sons and daughters. 17Altogether, Mahalalel lived a total of 895 years, and then he died.

18When Jared had lived 162 years, he became the father of Enoch. 19After he became the father of Enoch, Jared lived 800 years and had other sons and daughters. 20Altogether, Jared lived a total of 962 years, and then he died.

21When Enoch had lived 65 years, he became the father of Methuselah. 22After he became the father of Methuselah, Enoch walked faithfully with God 300 years and had other sons and daughters. 23Altogether, Enoch lived a total of 365 years. 24Enoch walked faithfully with God; then he was no more, because God took him away.

25When Methuselah had lived 187 years, he became the father of Lamech. 26After he became the father of Lamech, Methuselah lived 782 years and had other sons and daughters. 27Altogether, Methuselah lived a total of 969 years, and then he died.

28When Lamech had lived 182 years, he had a son. 29He named him Noah5:29 Noah sounds like the Hebrew for comfort. and said, “He will comfort us in the labor and painful toil of our hands caused by the ground the Lord has cursed.” 30After Noah was born, Lamech lived 595 years and had other sons and daughters. 31Altogether, Lamech 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.

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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.