Antediluvian Patriarchs
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Patriarchs, Before the Flood
Patriarchs, Before the Flood The individuals mentioned in Gen 1–6 who lived prior to the flood. The genealogical line from Adam to Noah.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Antediluvian Patriarchs
Antediluvian Patriarchs The ancestors of the human race who lived prior to the flood and consisted of ten men, from Adam to Noah, plus Noah’s three sons. Most of their data is concentrated in the genealogies of Gen. 4:17–5:32.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Antediluvian Patriarchs
ANTEDILUVIAN PATRIARCHS, an-tē̇-di-ln̄ʹvi-an pāʹ tri-ärks: Ten patriarchs who lived before the Flood are listed in the genealogical table of Gen 5, together with a statement of the age of each at the birth of his son, the number of years that remained to him till death, and the sum of both periods