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Genesis 5

Chapter 5

5:1  This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created man, in the likeness of God made he him;

Adam

Adam, as the natural head of the race Luke 3:38 is a contrasting type of Christ, the Head of the new creation. See ; Romans 5:14 ; 1 Corinthians 15:21 1 Corinthians 15:22 1 Corinthians 15:45-47 .

5:22  And Enoch walked with God after he begat Methuselah three hundred years, and begat sons and daughters:

Enoch

Enoch, "translated that he should not see death" Hebrews 11:5 before the judgment of the Flood, is a type of those saints who are to be translated before the apocalyptic judgments 1 Thessalonians 4:14-17 . Noah, left on the earth, but preserved through the judgment of the Flood, is a type of the Jewish people, who will be kept through the apocalyptic judgments ; Jeremiah 30:5-9 ; Revelation 12:13-16 and brought as an earthly people to the new heaven and new earth ; Isaiah 65:17-19 ; 66:20-22 ; Revelation 21:1 .

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