Genesis 11:12

12 When Arpachshad had lived 35 years, he fathered Shelah.

Genesis 11:12 Meaning and Commentary

Genesis 11:12

And Arphaxad lived thirty five years, and begat Salah.
] Arphaxad is the first on record that had a son born to him so early; of Salah, (See Gill on Genesis 10:24).

Genesis 11:12 In-Context

10 These are the generations of Shem. When Shem was 100 years old, he fathered Arpachshad two years after the flood.
11 And Shem lived after he fathered Arpachshad 500 years and had other sons and daughters.
12 When Arpachshad had lived 35 years, he fathered Shelah.
13 And Arpachshad lived after he fathered Shelah 403 years and had other sons and daughters.
14 When Shelah had lived 30 years, he fathered Eber.