Ages of the Patriachs

This is a nice “detective work” study. By looking at the indicated Bible verses, you can find out the ages of the patriachs, e.g. Adam, Noah or Abraham.

We find many interesting facts by looking at the graph, for example

Here is a table with all the facts.

 

Year born Year died Age when child born Age when died Scripture(s)
Adam 0 930 130 930 Gen 5:3, 5
Seth 130 1042 105 912 Gen 5:6, 8
Enos 235 1140 90 905 Gen 5:9, 11
Cainan 325 1235 70 910 Gen 5:12, 14
Mahalaleel 395 1290 65 895 Gen 5:15, 17
Jared 460 1422 162 962 Gen 5:18, 20
Enoch 622 987 65 365 Gen 5:21, 23. He did not die, but was translated
Methuselah 687 1656 187 969 Gen 5:25, 27
Lamech 874 1651 182 777 Gen 5:28, 31
Noah 1056 2006 502 950 Gen 5:32, 9:29, 11:10
Shem 1558 2158 100 600 Gen 11:10, 11
Arphaxad 1658 2096 35 438 Gen 11:12, 13
Salah 1693 2126 30 433 Gen 11:14, 15
Eber 1723 2187 34 464 Gen 11:16, 17
Peleg 1757 1996 30 239 Gen 11:18, 19
Reu 1787 2026 32 239 Gen 11:20, 21
Serug 1819 2049 30 230 Gen 11:22, 23
Nahor 1849 1997 29 148 Gen 11:24, 25
Terah 1878 2083 130 205 Gen 11:26, 32, 12:4, Acts 7:4
Abraham 2008 2183 100 175 Gen 21:5, 25:7
Isaac 2108 2288 60 180 Gen 25:26, 35:28
Jacob 2168 2315 91 147 Gen 41:29, 30, 46, 45:6, 47:28
Joseph 2259 2369 33.5 110 Gen 41:50, 48:5, 50:26

 

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