One of the greatest mysteries of the Bible is life span of its characters. And in fact, is a person able to live more than nine hundred years, like Adam or eve? If you want to know about the oldest man in the Bible and who it is, read on. It will be interesting to know the names.
There is no direct connection between these and the scientific theory of evolution, but I suppose some people think there is a problem for us since the ages given in the genealogies
1.Methuselah lived 969 years
According to the Bible Methuselah is the longest lived man as he died at the age of 969 years old. He is mentioned in he Book of Genesis as the son of Enoch, the father of Lamech, and the grandfather of Noah
Bible verse: Genesis 5:21 – 27
2. Jared lived 962 years
Jared is the second oldest man in the Bible and is a sixth-generation descendant of Adam and Eve. His father was Mahalalel and although he had other sons and daughters, only one of them, Enoch, is named in the Bible
3. Noah lived 950 years
when he was 500 years old, he gave birth to his sons Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
Noah is one of the most well-known Biblical figures as his story is told in the Bible’s Genesis flood narrative.
4. Adam – 930 Years Old
read: Genesis 1; Genesis 2:4 – 3:24; Genesis 4; and Genesis 5
Adam is best known as being the first man ever created by God in the Bible and his name is used as the word for man or mankind in the Book of Genesis.
5. Seth – 912 Years Old
Genesis 4; Genesis 5; 1 Chronicles 1:1 – 3
Seth is the third son of Adam and Eve, who was born after his brother Abel’s murder. He is the first son in the line of patrilineal descendants of Adam and Eve that lead up to the birth of Noah. Seth and his brothers, Cain and Abel, are the only children of Adam and Eve to be named in the Bible.
6. Kenan – 910
read: Genesis 5:9,10,12,13,14; Luke 3:36 – 37; and 1 Chronicles 1:2
Kenan is another descendant of Adam as he is the grandson of Seth and the son of Enos.
he gave birth to Mahalalel at 70
7. Enos – 905
Genesis 4:26; Genesis 5:6 – 11; and Luke 3:38
Enos or Enosh (not to be confused with Enoch) is Adam’s grandson and the first son of Seth. According to the book of Genesis, Seth was 105 years old when Enos was born