Genesis 5:3
New International Version
When Adam had lived 130 years, he had a son in his own likeness, in his own image; and he named him Seth.

New Living Translation
When Adam was 130 years old, he became the father of a son who was just like him—in his very image. He named his son Seth.

English Standard Version
When Adam had lived 130 years, he fathered a son in his own likeness, after his image, and named him Seth.

Berean Study Bible
When Adam was 130 years old, he had a son in his own likeness, after his own image; and he named him Seth.

King James Bible
And Adam lived an hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, after his image; and called his name Seth:

New King James Version
And Adam lived one hundred and thirty years, and begot a son in his own likeness, after his image, and named him Seth.

New American Standard Bible
When Adam had lived 130 years, he fathered a son in his own likeness, according to his image, and named him Seth.

NASB 1995
When Adam had lived one hundred and thirty years, he became the father of a son in his own likeness, according to his image, and named him Seth.

NASB 1977
When Adam had lived one hundred and thirty years, he became the father of a son in his own likeness, according to his image, and named him Seth.

Amplified Bible
When Adam had lived a hundred and thirty years, he became the father of a son in his own likeness, according to his image, and named him Seth.

Christian Standard Bible
Adam was 130 years old when he fathered a son in his likeness, according to his image, and named him Seth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Adam was 130 years old when he fathered a son in his likeness, according to his image, and named him Seth.

American Standard Version
And Adam lived a hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, after his image; and called his name Seth:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Adam lived a hundred and thirty years, and he begot in his likeness, according to his image, and he called his name Shayth:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Adam lived two hundred and thirty years, and begot a son after his own form, and after his own image, and he called his name Seth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Adam lived a hundred and thirty years, and begot a son to his own image and likeness, and called his name Seth.

English Revised Version
And Adam lived an hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, after his image; and called his name Seth:

Good News Translation
When Adam was 130 years old, he had a son who was like him, and he named him Seth.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When Adam was 130 years old, he became the father [of a son] in his own likeness, in his own image. He named him Seth.

International Standard Version
After Adam had lived 130 years, he fathered a son just like him, that is, according to his own likeness, and named him Seth.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Adam lived a hundred and thirty years, and begot a son in his own likeness, after his image; and called his name Seth.

Literal Standard Version
And Adam lives one hundred and thirty years [[or two hundred and thirty years]], and begets [a son] in his likeness, according to his image, and calls his name Seth.

NET Bible
When Adam had lived 130 years he fathered a son in his own likeness, according to his image, and he named him Seth.

New Heart English Bible
Adam lived two hundred and thirty years, and became the father of a son in his own likeness, after his image, and named him Seth.

World English Bible
Adam lived one hundred thirty years, and became the father of a son in his own likeness, after his image, and named him Seth.

Young's Literal Translation
And Adam liveth an hundred and thirty years, and begetteth a son in his likeness, according to his image, and calleth his name Seth.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Descendants of Adam
2Male and female He created them, and He blessed them. And in the day they were created, He called them “man.” 3When Adam was 130 years old, he had a son in his own likeness, after his own image; and he named him Seth. 4And after he had become the father of Seth, Adam lived 800 years and had other sons and daughters.…

Cross References
Luke 3:36
the son of Cainan, the son of Arphaxad, the son of Shem, the son of Noah, the son of Lamech,

1 Corinthians 15:49
And just as we have borne the likeness of the earthly man, so also shall we bear the likeness of the heavenly man.

Genesis 4:25
And Adam again had relations with his wife, and she gave birth to a son and named him Seth, saying, "God has granted me another seed in place of Abel, since Cain killed him."

Genesis 5:2
Male and female He created them, and He blessed them. And in the day they were created, He called them "man."

Genesis 5:4
And after he had become the father of Seth, Adam lived 800 years and had other sons and daughters.


Treasury of Scripture

And Adam lived an hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, and after his image; and called his name Seth:

A.

Genesis 5:20
And all the days of Jared were nine hundred sixty and two years: and he died.

Genesis 5:6
And Seth lived an hundred and five years, and begat Enos:

in his.

Job 14:4
Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? not one.

Job 15:14-16
What is man, that he should be clean? and he which is born of a woman, that he should be righteous? …

Job 25:4
How then can man be justified with God? or how can he be clean that is born of a woman?

called.

Genesis 4:25
And Adam knew his wife again; and she bare a son, and called his name Seth: For God, said she, hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.









(3) In his own likeness, after his image.--That is, Adam handed down to his posterity that Divine likeness which he had himself received.

Seth.--See on Genesis 4:25.

Verses 3-5. - At the head of the Adamic race stands the first man, whose career is summarized in three short verses, which serve as a model for the subsequent biographies. And Adam lived an hundred and thirty years. Shanah, a repetition, a return of the sun s circuit, or of similar natural phenomena; from shanah, to fold together, to repeat; hence a year (Gesenius, Furst). Cf. Latin, annus; Greek, ἐνιαυτός; Gothic, Jar, jar, jet; German, jahr; English, year - all of which "seem to carry the same thought, viz., that which comes again" (T. Lewis). "Shanah never means month" (Kalisch). And begat a son in his own likeness, - damuth (cf. Genesis 1:26) - after his image - tselem (cf. Genesis1:26); not the Divine image in which he was himself created (Kalisch, Knobel, Alford), but the image or likeness of his own fallen nature, i.e. the image of God modified and corrupted by sin (Keil, Murphy, Wordsworth). "A supernatural remedy does not prevent generation from participating in the corruption of sin. Therefore, according to the flesh Seth was born a sinner, though he was afterwards renewed by the Spirit of grace" (Calvin). The doctrine of inherited depravity or transmitted sin has been commonly held to favor the theory which accounts for the origin of the human soul per traducem (Tertullian, Luther, Delitzsch), in opposition to that which holds it to be due to the creative power of God (Jerome, Augustine, Calvin, Beza, Turretin). Kalisch thinks the statement "Adam begat Seth in his own image ' decisive in favor of Traducianism, while Hodge affirms "it only asserts that Seth was like his father, and sheds no light, on the mysterious process of generation ('Syst. Theol.,' Part I. Genesis 3. § 2). The truth is that Scripture seems to recognize both sides of this question. Vide Psalm 51:5 in favor of Traducianism, and Psalm 139:14-16; Jeremiah L 5 in support of Creationism (cf. Martensen's 'Dogmatics,' § 74), though there is much force in the words of Augustine "De re obscurissima disputatur, non adjuvantibus divinarum scripturarum certis clarisque documentis." And called his name - probably concurring in the name selected by Eve (Genesis 4:25) - Seth - Appointed, placed, substituted; hence compensation (Genesis 4:25). And the days of Adam after he had begotten - literally, his begetting - Seth were eight hundred years: and he begat sons and daughters. "In that primitive time the births did not rapidly follow each other - a fact which had to indicate that his having a posterity at all was conditioned by the ripeness of his faith. At the same time the lateness of paternity among these primeval men may have been partly due to a physical cause as well, "since in exact accordance with the increasing degeneracy and rankness of human life is there, in a literal sense, the increase of a numerous and wretched offspring" (Lange). And all the days that Adam - not the whole tribe (Gatterer, vide Bohlen; cf. Balgarnie, 'Expositor,' vol. 8.), "as in this case Enoch must have been taken to heaven with his whole family" (Kalisch); but the individual bearing that name - lived were nine hundred and thirty years. The remarkable longevity of the Macrobii has been explained -

1. On the supposition of its non-authenticity.

(1) As a purely mythical conception (Knobel, Bauer, Hartmann, Bohlen); which, however, may be safely rejected as an altogether inadequate hypothesis.

(2) As due to an error in the traditional transmission of the genealogical registers, several names having fallen out, leaving their years to be reckoned to those that remained (Rosenmüller); but against this conjecture stands the orderly succession of father and son through ten generations. . . .

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
When Adam
אָדָ֗ם (’ā·ḏām)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 121: Adam -- the first man, also a city in the Jordan Valley

was
וַֽיְחִ֣י (way·ḥî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2421: To live, to revive

130
שְׁלֹשִׁ֤ים (šə·lō·šîm)
Number - common plural
Strong's 7970: Thirty, thirtieth

years old,
שָׁנָ֔ה (šā·nāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8141: A year

he had a son
וַיּ֥וֹלֶד (way·yō·w·leḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3205: To bear young, to beget, medically, to act as midwife, to show lineage

in his own likeness,
בִּדְמוּת֖וֹ (biḏ·mū·ṯōw)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1823: Resemblance, model, shape, like

after his own image;
כְּצַלְמ֑וֹ (kə·ṣal·mōw)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 6754: A phantom, illusion, resemblance, a representative figure, an idol

and he named him
וַיִּקְרָ֥א (way·yiq·rā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7121: To call, proclaim, read

Seth.
שֵֽׁת׃ (šêṯ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 8352: Seth -- a son of Adam


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