For most generations of Genesis, years of lives can be found; the exceptions are those in the middle, those of Shem through Nahor. Adam through Noah have lifetimes noted (Gen 5:3 – 31, 9:29). Next, ...
While Ishmael & Esau were also fathers, they’re the only 2 we can’t determine the # of paternal years for
Regarding every generation in Genesis, there is always, and only, one father we can find the paternal years for. We can’t do that for Ishmael and Esau. Why might that be the case when they also had ...
Of all the generations in Genesis, the age at which each became a father/begot a son/twins were born is almost always shown. The only exceptions are the last two, Jacob and Joseph. Why might that be ...
Are the writers of Genesis trying to compare Cain's (Genesis 4:6) and Adam's lineages (Genesis 5) to show the difference between a community that follows God and a community that moves away from God? ...