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1. Adam Expelled from the Garden after eating from “the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.”
2. Eve Became the mother of all the living.
5. Seth Hebrew for “granted,” or “compensation.” Born after the murder of Abel. So named by Eve for she considered him a compensation from God in lieu of the deceased Abel.
6. Enoch Lived for 365 years and walked with God for 300 years and then ascended to heaven.
7. Methuselah The oldest man who ever lived; died at the age of 969 years in the year of the Flood.
8. Noah After the flood entered into a new covenant with God to fill the earth. Planted a vineyard, became drunk; fell naked in his tent; and was discovered and humiliated by his son Ham
9. Shem The second son of Noah. The father of the Semite people
10. Ham The youngest son of Noah. Was cursed by Noah for seeing his nakedness.
11. Japheth The oldest son of Noah. With the help of his brother Shem, he covered the nakedness of their drunk father.
12. Terah Father of Abraham, Haran, Nahor and Sarah. He settled in Haran until his death
13. Abram / Abraham Name changed from Abram, which means a “noble father”, to Abraham, which means “father of many nations” Started covenant of circumcision. Interceded for Sodom and Gomorrah. His son, Isaac, was born when he was 100 years and then tested to kill him.
14. Lot Accompanied Abraham into Canaan but then settled separately in Sodom. Taken captive by Kedorlaomer and rescued by Abraham. Delivered by angels from the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah. Father of Ben-ammi and Moab by each of his two daughters.
15. Sarai / Sarah Name changed from Sarai, which means “princess of one person”, to Sarah, which means “princess of a whole nation”.
16. Melchizedek King of Salem and priest of the most high God, who met Abram and received a tithe from him.
17. Hagar Sarah’s servant, given as a concubine to Abraham to bare him children. Born Ishmael to Abram.
18. Ishmael Despite Abraham’s intercession with God, he was rejected as the chosen seed. Settled in Paran, becoming a great warrior and father of the a tribe and many Arab tribes.
19. Moabites and Ammonites The two tribes which extend from Lot’s two sons, Moab and Ben-ammi. Born to Lot after the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, each by one of his own daughters. Historically regarded as intense enemies of Israel.
20. Isaac Abraham’s son of Promise.
21. Rebekah Found by Abraham's steward at the city of Nahor in Padan-aram. Mother of Jacob and Esau.
22. Bethuel Nephew of Abraham and father of Rebekah.
23. Laban Brother of Rebekah. He deceitfully married Jacob first to Leah and then to Rachel.
24. Keturah Wife of Abraham (after Sarah) by whom he had six sons.
25. Jacob / Israel After a night of wrestling with God, his name was changed to Israel, which means “he who wrestles with God”.
26. Esau / Edom While famished, sold his birthright to Jacob. Lost his father's blessing after Jacob went to Isaac dressed in animal fur, posing as Esau. Long after, when the descendants of Jacob came out of Egypt, the Edomites warred against Israel.
27. Leah Mother of Judah, Issachar, Levi, Dinah, and Zebulun.
28. Rachel Mother of Joseph and Benjamin. Jacob eagerly served seven years and then seven more for her hand in marriage. Died giving birth to Benjamin.
29. Bilhah Rachel's maidservant and mother of Dan and Naphtali.
30. Zilpah Leah’s maidservant and the mother of Gad and Asher.
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