Genealogy – From Noah’s son Shem to Abraham

Genesis 11:10-32 The genealogy of Abraham and the genealogy of the Jesus Christ, who is a descendant of Abraham

Noah was the father of Shem. Shem was the father of Arphaxad. Arphaxad was born —2yrs—-after the flood.

The flood Verse 10 —- 2 yrs — Shem begat Arphaxad (2 yrs after flood)

Verse 12 —- 35 yrs — Age of Arphaxad when he begat Salah

Verse 14 —- 30 yrs — Age of Salah when he begat Eber

Verse 16 —- 43 yrs — Age of Eber when he begat Peleg

Verse 18 —- 30 yrs — Age of Peleg when he begat Reu

Verse 20 —- 32 yrs — Age of Reu when he begat Serug

Verse 22 —- 30 yrs — Age of Serug when he begat Nahor

Verse 24 —- 29 yrs — Age of Nahor when he begat Terah

Verse 26 —- 70 yrs — Age of Terah when he begat Abram/Abraham


Total years = 301 yrs

God later changed Abram’s name to Abraham – Genesis 17:5

From the flood until Abraham’s birth – 301 yrs.

Noah lived 350 years after the flood. He would have been alive until Abraham was 49 years old.

Abraham was 75 years old when God promised to make of him a great nation and led him to the promised land.

Abraham, Nahor and Haran were the sons of Terah. Lot was the son of Haran (Genesis 11:27), which made Lot Abraham’s nephew. Abraham took Lot with him when he went to the promised land. Lot’s father had already died.



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