Genesis 5:2By giving them both one name, he noteth the inseparable conjunction of man and wife.
Genesis 5:3As well concerning his creation, as his corruption.
Genesis 5:6He proveth Adam’s generation by them which came of Seth, to show which is the true Church, and also what care God had over the same from the beginning, in that he continued ever his graces toward it by a continual succession.
Genesis 5:8The chief cause of long life in the first age, was the multiplication of mankind, that according to God’s commandment at the beginning the world might be increased with people, which might universally praise him.
Genesis 5:24To show that there was a better life prepared, and to be a testimony of the immortality of souls and bodies. As to inquire where he became, is mere curiosity.
Genesis 5:29Lamech had respect to the promise, Gen. 3:15, and desired to see the deliverer which should be sent, and yet saw but a figure thereof, he also spake this by the spirit of prophecy because Noah delivered the Church and preserved it by his obedience.
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