Genesis 5:12
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GOD'S WORD® Translation (© 1995)
When Kenan was 70 years old, he became the father of Mahalalel.

King James Bible
And Cainan lived seventy years, and begat Mahalaleel:

Darby Bible Translation
And Cainan lived seventy years, and begot Mahalaleel.

World English Bible
Kenan lived seventy years, and became the father of Mahalalel.

Young's Literal Translation
And Cainan liveth seventy years, and begetteth Mahalaleel.

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The Neo-Kohlbruggians.
"And Adam lived a hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, and after his image; and called his name Seth."--Gen. v. 3. Many are the efforts made to alter the meaning of the word, "Let Us make man in Our image and after Our likeness," (Gen. i. 26) by a different translation; especially by making it to read "in" instead of "after" our likeness. This new reading is Dr. Böhl's main support. With this translation his system stands or falls. According to him, man is not the bearer
Abraham Kuyper—The Work of the Holy Spirit

Consolations against the Fear of Death.
If in the time of thy sickness thou findest thyself fearful to die, meditate-- 1. That it argueth a dastardly mind to fear that which is not; for in the church of Christ there is no death (Isa. xxv. 7, 8), and whosoever liveth and believeth in Christ, shall never die (John xi. 26). Let them fear death who live without Christ. Christians die not; but when they please God, they are like Enoch translated unto God (Gen. v. 24;) their pains are but Elijah's fiery chariot to carry them up to heaven (2
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Cross References
Luke 3:37
son of Methuselah, son of Enoch, son of Jared, son of Mahalaleel, son of Cainan,

Genesis 5:11
Enosh lived a total of 905 years; then he died.

Genesis 5:13
After he became the father of Mahalalel, Kenan lived 840 years and had other sons and daughters.

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