1 Chronicles 1:3
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech, Noah.

King James Bible
Henoch, Methuselah, Lamech,

Darby Bible Translation
Enoch, Methushelah, Lemech,

World English Bible
Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech,

Young's Literal Translation
Henoch, Methuselah, Lamech,

1 Chronicles 1:3 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Adam, Sheth, Enosh - That is, Adam was the father of Sheth or Seth. Seth was the father of Enosh, Enosh the father of Kenan, and so on. No notice is taken of Cain and Abel, or of any of the other sons of Adam. One line of patriarchs, from Adam to Noah, is what the historian intended to give; and to have mentioned the posterity of Cain or Abel would have been useless, as Noah was not the immediate descendant of either. Besides, all their posterity had perished in the deluge, none remaining of the Adamic family but Noah and his children; and from these all the nations of the earth sprang.

How learned must those men be who can take for a text "The first verse of the first chapter of the first book of Chronicles." and find a mystery in each name; which, in the aggregate, amounts to a full view of the original perfection, subsequent fall, consequent misery, and final restoration, of Man! O ye profound illustrators of the names of men and cities! why do ye not give us the key of your wisdom, write comments, and enlighten the world?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Henoch.

Genesis 5:21-24 And Enoch lived sixty and five years, and begat Methuselah...

Hebrews 11:5 By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him...

Jude 1:14 And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord comes with ten thousands of his saints,

Enoch.
Methuselah.

Genesis 5:25-27 And Methuselah lived an hundred eighty and seven years, and begat Lamech...

Luke 3:37 Which was the son of Mathusala, which was the son of Enoch, which was the son of Jared, which was the son of Maleleel...

Mathusala.
Lamech.

Genesis 5:28-31 And Lamech lived an hundred eighty and two years, and begat a son...

Luke 3:36 Which was the son of Cainan, which was the son of Arphaxad, which was the son of Sem, which was the son of Noe...

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Chronicles
The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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