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Genesis 5:27

    Genesis 5:27 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and nine years: and he died.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and nine years: and he died.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and nine years: and he died.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And all the years of Methuselah's life were nine hundred and sixty-nine: and he came to his end.

    Webster's Revision

    And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and nine years: and he died.

    World English Bible

    All the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty-nine years, then he died.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and nine years: and he died.

    Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 5:27

    The days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and nine years - This is the longest life mentioned in Scripture, and probably the longest ever lived; but we have not authority to say positively that it was the longest. Before the flood, and before artificial refinements were much known and cultivated, the life of man was greatly protracted, and yet of him who lived within thirty-one years of a thousand it is said he died; and the longest life is but as a moment when it is past. Though life is uncertain, precarious, and full of natural evils, yet it is a blessing in all its periods if devoted to the glory of God and the interest of the soul; for while it lasts we may more and more acquaint ourselves with God and be at peace, and thereby good shall come unto us; Job 22:21.