Enos

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Enos (Hebrew: אֱנוֹשׁ, Enoš; "mortal man, sick, frail, miserable"[1]) (235 AM-1140AM, or 3769 BC-2864 BC) was the son of Seth and the father of Cainan. He was born when Seth was 105 years old, in 236 AM.[2]

Enos fathered Cainan when he was 90 years old (325 AM),[3] and lived to be 905 years old (1140 AM)[4]
And Enos lived ninety years, and begat Cainan: And Enos lived after he begat Cainan eight hundred and fifteen years, and begat sons and daughters: And all the days of Enos were nine hundred and five years: and he died. Genesis 5:9-11 (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. 14
  3. Ussher, op. cit., pgh. 15
  4. Ussher, op. cit., pgh. 25
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