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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.

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。