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Saturday, May 18th, 2024
Eve of Pentacost
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Bible Commentaries
Genesis 5

Scofield's Reference NotesScofield's Notes

Verse 1

Adam

Adam, as the natural head of the race Luke 3:38 is a contrasting type of Christ, the Head of the new creation. See ; Romans 5:14; 1 Corinthians 15:21; 1 Corinthians 15:22; 1 Corinthians 15:45-47.

Verse 22

Enoch

Enoch, "translated that he should not see death" Hebrews 11:5 before the judgment of the Flood, is a type of those saints who are to be translated before the apocalyptic judgments 1 Thessalonians 4:14-17. Noah, left on the earth, but preserved through the judgment of the Flood, is a type of the Jewish people, who will be kept through the apocalyptic judgments ; Jeremiah 30:5-9; Revelation 12:13-16 and brought as an earthly people to the new heaven and new earth ; Isaiah 65:17-19; Isaiah 66:20-22; Revelation 21:1.

Bibliographical Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on Genesis 5". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/srn/genesis-5.html. 1917.
 
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