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Now he, when he had lived 365 years, departed, and went to God; whence it is that they have not written down his death.Now Methuselah, the son of Enoch, who was born to him when he was 165 years old, had Lamech for his son when he was 187 years of age, to whom he delivered the government, which he had retained for 969 years.the figures contained in the Genesis genealogies provided by simple addition a chronology from the beginning of the world up to later stages in the biblical story.’.
years from Adam, the first man; and the time is written down in our sacred books, those who then lived having noted down, with great accuracy, both the births and dates of illustrious men.‘For indeed Seth was born when Adam was in his 230 year; he lived 905 years.Cainan, when he lived 910 years, had his son Malaleel, who was born in his 170th year.Biblical chronology should be based on the Masoretic Text, because the other texts show evidence of editing.For example, The Septuagint chronologies are demonstrably inflated, as they contain the (obvious) error that Methuselah lived 14 years after the Flood.
In two additional instances the names of three sons are provided (Genesis ; ). ) is employed another sixteen times in the phrase “and he fathered (other) sons and daughters” (Genesis 5:4,7,10, etc.; ,13,17, etc.).