Mahalaleel

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Mahalaleel (Hebrew: מהללאל, Mahalal'el; "God shines forth" or "Blessed God"[1]) (395 AM-1290 AM or 3609BC-2714 BC) was the son of Cainan and the father of Jared. He was born to his father Cainan when Cainan was 70 years old, in 395 AM.[2]

Mahalaleel had a son, Jared, when he was 65 years old (460 AM).[3] He lived to be 895 years old, dying in 1290 AM.[4]
And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five years, and begat Jared: And Mahalaleel lived after he begat Jared eight hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters: And all the days of Mahalaleel were eight hundred ninety and five years: and he died. Genesis 5:15-17 (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. 16
  3. Ussher, op. cit., pgh. 17
  4. Ussher, op. cit., pgh. 27
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