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Genesis 5:8 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years: and he died.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years: and he died.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— So all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years, and he died.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years; and he died.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years; and he died.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and all the days of Seth were, nine hundred and twelve years,—and he died.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And all the days of Seth are nine hundred and twelve years, and he dieth.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years, and he died.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And all the dayes of Seth, were nine hundred and twelue yeeres, and he died.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years, and he died.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And all the days of Sheth were nine hundred and twelve years: and he died.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
the days 3117
{3117} Prime
יוֹם
yowm
{yome}
From an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
of שֵׁת 8352
{8352} Prime
שֵׁת
Sheth
{shayth}
From H7896; put, that is, substituted; Sheth, third son of Adam.
were x1961
(1961) Complement
הָיָה
hayah
{haw-yaw'}
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
nine 8672
{8672} Prime
תֵּשַׁע
tesha`
{tay'-shah}
The second form is the masculine of the first; perhaps from H8159 through the idea of a turn to the next or full number ten; nine or (ordinal) ninth.
hundred 3967
{3967} Prime
מֵאָה
me'ah
{may-aw'}
Probably a primitive numeral; a hundred; also as a multiplicative and a fraction.
y8141
[8141] Standard
שָׁנֵה
shaneh
{shaw-neh'}
(The first form being in plural only, the second form being feminine); from H8138; a year (as a revolution of time).
and twelve 6240
{6240} Prime
עָשָׂר
`asar
{aw-sawr'}
For H6235; ten (only in combination), that is, the 'teens'; also (ordinal) a 'teenth'.
8147
{8147} Prime
שְׁתַּיִם
sh@nayim
{shen-ah'-yim}
(The first form being dual of H8145; the second form being feminine); two; also (as ordinal) twofold.
years: 8141
{8141} Prime
שָׁנֵה
shaneh
{shaw-neh'}
(The first form being in plural only, the second form being feminine); from H8138; a year (as a revolution of time).
and he died. 4191
{4191} Prime
מָמוֹת
muwth
{mooth}
A primitive root; to die (literally or figuratively); causatively to kill.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 5:6-20.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

See commentary on Genesis 5:6-19.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Genesis 5:8

And all the days of Seth were (e) nine hundred and twelve years: and he died.

(e) The main reason for long life in the first age, was the multiplication of mankind, that according to God's commandment at the beginning the world might be filled with people, who would universally praise him.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
am 1042, bc 2962,
Genesis 5:8 And all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years: and he died.
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