Who were his people? Abraham’s father was Terah of the city of Ur of the Chaldeans; and Genesis chapter eleven lists the forefathers of Abraham all the way back, to Shem, through nine generations, Noah’s son. Most who do not delve into Bible genealogy are not aware that Noah lived up unto just two years... Continue Reading →
The book of Enoch is non-Biblical and pseudepigraphical (what we have today is not written by Enoch). The oldest portions of the text are estimated to date from about 300 B.C.E. The book of Jude was penned by Jesus’ half-brother some 365 years later in about 65 C.E., written in Palestine.
Genesis 5:18-24 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 18 Jared lived one hundred and sixty-two years, and became the father of Enoch. 19 Then Jared lived eight hundred years after he became the father of Enoch, and he had other sons and daughters. 20 So all the days of Jared were nine hundred and sixty-two years, and he died. 21 Enoch lived sixty-five years,... Continue Reading →
Genesis 5:24 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 4 Enoch walked with God; and he was not, for God took him. It is easy to see how some Bible scholars have gotten confused over this text. The difficulty arises when we consider that there are only two men in the entire Bible whom God chose to inspire authors to... Continue Reading →