Jared, Son of Mahalalel
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The father of Enoch and a fifth generation descendant of Adam (Gen 5:15–20; 1 Chr 1:2; Luke 3:37). He lived for 962 years.
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JARED (PERSON) [Heb yered (יֶרֶד); yāred (יָרֶד)]. Son of Mahalalel, born when Mahalalel was 65 years old (Gen 5:15–20). At 162 years of age, Jared sired Enoch. Jared lived a total of 962 years. Comparison with the genealogy of Cain in Genesis 4 has suggested a correspondence between Jared and Irad
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