Jared

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Jared (Hebrew: ירד, Yarĕḏ; "slave" or more likely "shall come down"[1]) (460 AM-1422 AM or 3544 BC-2582 BC) was the son of Mahalaleel and the father of Enoch. He was born to his father Mahalaleel when Mahalaleel was 65 years old, in 460 AM.[2]

Jared had a son, Enoch, when he was 162 years old (622 AM).[3] He lived to be 962 years old, dying in 1422 AM.[4]
And Jared lived an hundred sixty and two years, and he begat Enoch: And Jared lived after he begat Enoch eight hundred years, and begat sons and daughters: And all the days of Jared were nine hundred sixty and two years: and he died. Genesis 5:18-20 (KJV)

References

  1. Missler, Chuck. "Meaning of the Names in Genesis 5." Koinonia House Online. Accessed December 25, 2007.
  2. James Ussher, The Annals of the World, Larry Pierce, ed., Green Forest, AR: Master Books, 2003 (ISBN 0890513600), pgh. 17
  3. Ussher, op. cit., pgh. 18
  4. Ussher, op. cit., pgh. 28
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