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Patriarchs of Genesis

Biblical Patriarchs of Genesis -

Many religions adopt the early Hebrew narrative of the creation of the world. Some count each one of these as Patriarch or Prophet.

Timeline from the Creation of Adam:

  1. Adam (1-930) - First Man, lived 930 years (Gen 5:1-4)
  2. Seth (130-1042) - born after Abel was killed, lived 912 years (Gen 5:1-6)
  3. Enos (235-1140) - lived 905 years (Gen 5:6-11)
  4. Cainan (325-1235) (Wiki: Kenan) (Gen 5:9-14)
  5. Mahalaleel (395-1290) Born 395 / Died 1290 (Gen 5:12-17)
  6. Jared (460-1422) - lived 962 years. (Gen 5:15-20)
  7. Enoch (622-987) - "taken by God" after 375 years. (Gen 5:18-24)
  8. Methuselah (687-1656) (dies in same year as the flood) Lived 969 years (Gen. 5:21-27)
  9. Lamech (874-1651) Lived 777 years (Gen. 5:28-31)
  10. Noah (1056-2006) - prophet of the Great Flood
  11. Shem (1558-2158) - Genesis 11:10 records that Shem was 100 years old at the birth of Arphaxad, two years after the flood; and that he lived for another 500 years after this, making his age at death 600 years.
  12. Arphaxad (1658-2096) - (Gen 11:13) lived 438 years. Born two years after the Flood.
  13. Salah (1693-2126) - (Gen 11:15) lived 433 years.
  14. Eber (1723-2187) - (Gen 11:17) lived 464 years.
  15. Peleg (1757-1996) - (Gen 11:19) lived 239 years. Lived during Tower of Babel when "Earth was divided".
  16. Reu (1787-2026) - (Gen 11:21) lived 239 years.
  17. Serug (1819-2049) - (Gen 11:23) lived 230 years.
  18. Nahor (1849-1997) - (Gen 11:25) lived 148 years.
  19. Terah (1878-2083) - (Gen 11:32) lived 205 years.
  20. Abraham (1948-2123) = (Gen 25:7) lived 175 years "an hundred threescore and fifteen years."
  21. Isaac (2048-?) - (Gen 17:19-20) Isaac born when Abraham was 100 years old.
  22. Jacob

Genesis Timeline

  • 1 = Year of creation of Adam
  • 130 = Birth of Seth
  • 930 = Death of Adam
  • 987 = Enoch "Taken by God"
  • 1656 = Year of Noah's Flood


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