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Purpose: Genesis 5 Patriarchal Chart shows the comparative ages of the patriarch ranging from Adam to the period of the Flood. In particular one can find the chronological relationship between different men like Adam, Seth, Enosh, Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech and Noah. There is no reason to question the dates and years given in Genesis 5 because the author was painstakingly presenting a system where the dates cannot be confused (though some still claim it as such).
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"And Enoch lived sixty-five years, and became the father of Methuselah. Then Enoch walked with God three hundred years after he became the father of Methuselah, and he had other sons and daughters. So all the days of Enoch were three hundred and sixty-five years. And Enoch walked with God; and he was not, for God took him. And Methuselah lived one hundred and eighty-seven years, and became the father of Lamech." (Genesis 5:21-25, NASB).
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Next -> Check out the Flood chart!
A Good Research Resource
Jeremy Sexton has video discussion on "excellent scholarly research on the syntactical and exegetical features of Genesis 5 and 11, demonstrating that the genealogies yield a continuous chronology from Adam to Abraham. “Who Was Born When Enosh Was 90?”"
Jeremy Sexton's article,“Evangelicalism’s Search for Chronological Gaps in Genesis 5 and 11: A Historical, Hermeneutical, and Linguistic Critique,” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 61, no. 1 (2018): 5–25.
He argues that though we cannot be sure of a thorough genalogical lineage, though there is no reason not to beieve that, it does assert that there is an accurate chronlogical genealogy.