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OLD TESTAMENT GENERATIONS LISTED ADAM TO MOSES

The Generations before Moses

  1. Adam
    1. lived 930 years
    2. died 216 yrs. before the birth of Noah
  2. Seth = Adam's 3rd son
    1. lived 912 years
    2. Seth knew Noah for 34 years before he died
  3. Methuselah (4th great grandson of Seth)
    1. lived 969 years
    2. Methuselah knew Adam 243 years*
    3. Methuselah knew Seth 355 years
  4. Lemech (son of Methuselah)
    1. lived 777 years (died before his father)
    2. he is the father of Noah
    3. died 5 years before the flood
  5. Noah lived 950 years
    1. Methuselah knew Noah 600 years and died the year of the flood
    2. Talked with his father, Lemech 595 years
  6. Shem son of Noah (father of all Semites)
    1. lived 600 years
    2. talked with Methuselah 98 years*
    3. lived after the flood 502 years
  7. Eber or Heber (great-grandson of Shem)
    1. lived 464 years
    2. knew both Noah and Shem
  8. Terah (3 x great grandson of Eber)
    1. lived 205 years
    2. 130 yrs old when Abraham is born
    3. talked with both Noah and Shem
  9. Abraham (Abram son of Terah)
    1. lived 175 years
    2. Abraham knew Shem son of Noah 150 years
    3. Noah died 2 yrs. before Abraham was born
    4. Heber outlives Abraham by 4 years
  10. Isaac (son of Abraham and Sarah)
    1. lived 180 years
    2. knew Shem (son of Noah) 50 years*
  11. Jacob (called Israel and son of Isaac and father of the 12 tribes)
    1. lived 147 years
    2. knew Abraham 20 years
  12. Levi (3rd oldest son of Israel Jacob)
    1. knew Isaac about 45 years*
    2. knew Amran father of Moses who was his grandson*
    3. great grandfather of Moses
    4. Levi passed on the oral history to his grandson Amran*
  13. Moses (son of Amran son of Kohath son of Levi)
    1. Lived 120 years
    2. brother of Aaron who knew their father approx. 65 years*
    3. Moses receives the Oral Tradition from God and is commanded to write the first 5 books of the Old Testament.

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