When Methuselah had lived 187 years, he became the father of Lamech.126
And after he became the father of Lamech, Methuselah lived 782 years and had other sons and daughters.
Altogether, Methuselah lived 969 years, and then he died.
When Lamech had lived 182 years, he had a son.
He named him Noaha2 and said, "He will comfort us in the labor and painful toil of our hands caused by the ground the LORD has cursed.3"
After Noah was born, Lamech lived 595 years and had other sons and daughters.
Altogether, Lamech lived 777 years, and then he died.
After Noah was 500 years old,4 he became the father of Shem,5 Ham and Japheth.6