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He created them male and female; when they were created, he blessed them and named them “humankind.”[a]

When[b] Adam had lived 130 years he fathered a son in his own likeness, according to his image, and he named him Seth. The length of time Adam lived[c] after he became the father of Seth was 800 years; during this time he had[d] other[e] sons and daughters.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 5:2 tn The Hebrew word used here is אָדָם (ʾadam).
  2. Genesis 5:3 tn Heb “and Adam lived 130 years.” In the translation the verb is subordinated to the following verb, “and he fathered,” and rendered as a temporal clause.
  3. Genesis 5:4 tn Heb “The days of Adam.”
  4. Genesis 5:4 tn Heb “he fathered.”
  5. Genesis 5:4 tn The word “other” is not in the Hebrew text, but is supplied for stylistic reasons.

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