26. Lamech--a different person from the one mentioned in the preceding chapter [Ge 4:18]. Like his namesake, however, he also spoke in numbers on occasion of the birth of Noah--that is, "rest" or "comfort" [Ge 5:29, Margin]. "The allusion is, undoubtedly, to the penal consequences of the fall in earthly toils and sufferings, and to the hope of a Deliverer, excited by the promise made to Eve. That this expectation was founded on a divine communication we infer from the importance attached to it and the confidence of its expression" [PETER SMITH].
Brief Summary: The generations of Noah are: Adam, Seth, Enos, Cainan, Mahalaleel, Jared, Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech, and Noah who begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
Genesis Chapter 5
Genesis 5:29 - And he called his name Noah, saying, This [same] shall comfort us concerning our work and toil of our hands, because of the ground which the LORD hath cursed.
The Messianic Lineage from Adam to Enoch (Genesis 5:1-24)
The Messianic Lineage from Methuselah to Noah (Genesis 5:25-32)
1 Genealogy, Age, And Death From Adam Unto Noah.
24 The Godliness And Translation Of Enoch.
Topics for Bible Study
Adam, Seth, Enos, Cainan, Mahalaleel, Jared, Enoch, Methuseleh, Lamech, Noah.
The Old Testament