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The Joseph Theory

Genealogy: Adam

I. Adam (ruddy, of the earth, or earthling), adamah (soil); compare edom (be red), and dam (blood)
This is a generic term for humanity, serving as a proper name, but, it is not inconceivable that using the word "soil" to describe a man,
means that he is the basis for life to come from him.
Lived 930 years Children: Cain, Abel, Seth
(2) Cain (possession, acquired, or smith) a farmer; killed Abel; left the presence of God, wandered east of Eden, and dwelt in Nod. Cain begot:
(3) Enoch/Hanoch (dedicated) Cain built a city and named it after Enoch who begot:
(4) Irad (fugitive) who begot:
(5) Mehujael (smitten by God) who begot:
(6) Methusael (man of God) who begot:
(7) Lamech (?) who took two wives, Adah (ornament) and Zillah (shadow or protection) and begot:
(8) Jabal (stream) who was the first of the tent dwellers with livestock.
(8) Jubal (to lead or horn player) the first of all who play on the lyre and pipe; as well as
(8) Tubal-cain (metal smith or Tubal the smith)?, teacher of brass and iron
(8) Naamah (pleasant or sweet) a daughter
Gen. 4:23 "And Lamech said, "Hear me, you wives, for I have slain a man who wounded me, and a youth who struck me. If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold."
(2) Abel/Hebel/Habel (breath, vapor, drover, or mortality) a shepherd; killed by his brother Cain. (Abel is also the Hebrew word for a field, pasture, meadow or brook)
II. Seth/Sheth/Shath (substitute, stitch, or compensation) Begotten by Adam at 130 yrs. old: "Was in the image of Adam" Gen. 5:3 Lived 912 years Gen. 5:8
Children: At 105 yrs. old begot Enos & other sons and daughters; Gen. 4:26, "Then began men to call upon the name of the Lord."
III. Enos/Enosh (mortal man) lived 905 years Gen.5:11 begot Kenan at 90 yrs. old
IV. Kenan/Cainan (spear or acquired) lived 910 years; begot Mahalalel at 70 yrs. old
V. Mahalalel/Malaleel (praise of God or God lets His light shine) lived 895 years; begot Jared at 65 yrs. old
VI. Jared/Jered (descent) lived 962 years; begot Enoch at 162 yrs. old
VII. Enoch/Henoch/Henoc (dedicated) lived 365 years, begot Methuselah at 65 yrs. old. Gen.5:24, "He walked with God and was no more, for God took him"
VIII. Methuselah/Mathusale (spear-bearer or man of the dart) lived 969 years, begot Lamech at 187 years
IX. Lamech (?) lived 777 years, begot Noah at 182 yrs. old
Gen.6:3, "And the Lord said, 'My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh; yet his days shall be 120 years.'" (It was twelve generations, when Joseph died of an old age at 110 yrs. old, for this to become the permanent age of men).

Gen. 8:21, "I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I again smite any more every living thing as I have done. While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease."

X. Noah/Noe (rest or comfort) lived 950 yrs, begot Shem, Ham, Japheth at 500 yrs. old Gen. 7:11, 8:14 Was 1 year, 10 days in the ark. Noah became a husbandman over vineyards. Gen. 9:25, "... blessed be the Lord God of Shem, and Canaan will be his servant. God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall dwell in the tents of Shem, and Canaan shall be his servant."
(2) Japheth (may God enlarge or enlargement) eldest of Noah Gen. 10:21 Begot: 7 sons
(3) Gomer (perfect) begot:
(4) Ashkenaz/Ascenez (spreading fire)
(4) Riphath/Dipthath, IChron. 1:6 this name is identified with the Riphaen Mtns., which were supposed to form the northern boundary of the world; perhaps, the Carpathian Mountains.
(4) Togarmah/Thogorma (?) his clan were farmers, sold horses and mules in Tyre Ezek. 27:14 They also were military, and likely in the area of Armenia.
(3) Magog (?)
(3) Madai/Media progenitor of the Medes
(3) Javan (?) regarded as the Greek race. Begot:
(4) Elishah/Elisa (God has helped or God is salvation)
(4) Tarshish/Tharsis (beryl)
(4) Kittim/Chittim/Cethim (Hebrew name for Cyprus)
(4) Dodanim IChron. 1:5
Gen. 10:5 "By these were the isles of the Gentiles divided in their lands; each one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations."
(3) Tubal/Thubal (metal?)
(3) Meshech/Mosoch (guest of a king)
(3) Tiras/Thiras (desire)
(2) Ham/Cham (hot or black) Begot: Cush, Mizraim, Phut, Canaan: "These are the sons of Ham, in their tongues, and their nations." Gen. 10:20
(3) Cush/Chus(?) the land of Cush (Medea or northern Babylonia) begot:
(4) Seba/Saba (an oath ?)
(4) Havilah/Hevila (sandy)
(4) Sabtah/Sabta/Sabatha (striking)
(4) Raamah/Raama/Regma (quivering) Arabians
(4) Sabtechah/Sabteca/Sabathacha (striking)
(4) Nimrod (to rebel?) was a mighty hunter (conqueror?) before the Lord (or on the earth); and his kingdom was from Babel, Erech, Accad, and Calneh in the land of Shinar; out of that land went Asshur and built Ninevah, Calah, Rehoboth, and the great city Resen
(4) Raamah/Raama/Regma begot:
(5) Sheba/Saba (an oath or a man)
(5) Dedan/Dadan (?) Arabian merchants
(3) Mizraim/Mesraim (Egypt) settled in Egypt, begot:
(4) Ludim (?), settled west of Egypt
(4) Anamim (?) Egypt
(4) Lehabim/Laabim (?) Libyan or Egyptian
(4) Naphtuhim/Nephtuim (?)perhaps Nile Delta
(4) Pathrusim/Phetrusim (?)people of Pathros, in S. Egypt
(4) Casluhim/Casluim/Casluhites near Mt. Cassia east of Nile Delta, who begot:
(5) Philistim (?) ancestor of Philistines
(5) Caphtorim (?) with Caphtor being the Philistines place of origin
(3) Canaan/Chanaan (low or flat) begot:
(4) Sidon/Zidon (?) ancestor of Phoenicians, Sidon is a harbor city on the Mediterranean Sea
(4) Heth (?) his clan the Hittites in N. Lebanon, and the Jebusite, Amorite, Girgasite, Hivite, Arkite, Sinite, Arvadite, Zimarite, and the Hamathite; Gen. 10:18, and afterwards were all the families of the Canaanites spread abroad; from Sidon and Gerar to Gaza, and from Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, Zeboim, even to Lasha
XI. Shem/Sem (name or fame) (origin of "Semite") The father of the children of Eber (Hebrews) Gen.10:21 was given the blessing of Noah, though not firstborn. Gen 11:11 lived 600 yrs; begot Arphaxad at 100 yrs old, 2 yrs. after the flood
Children: Elam, Asshur, Arphaxad, Lud, Aram
(2) Elam (land of God or highlands) the land called Elam was east of Babylonia, capital Susa or Shushan
(2) Asshur (Assyria) ancestor of Assyrians
(2) Lud (?) a clan of skilled archers and mercenaries, from a remote western region, possibly Libya
(2) Aram (?) ancestor of Arameans, the land of "Aram" being NE of Palestine, on the high plateau rising N. of Sea of Galilee to the banks of the Euphrates River of Mesopotamia. Begot:
(3) Uz/Huz (wooded) the book of Job speaks of the land of Uz
(3) Hul (circle)
(3) Gether (?)
(3) Mash/Mosoch/Meshech (?) region of Armenia
IChron. 1:17, has Uz, Hul, Gether, Meshech as sons of Shem
XII. Arphaxad/Arphaschad/Arpachshad (?) Lived 438 yrs. Begot Shelah at 35 yrs
XIII. Shelah/Salah/Sale (sprout or rock) Lived 433 yrs. Begot Eber at 30 yrs.
XIV. Eber/Heber (the region beyond) Lived 464 yrs. Father of the Hebrew clan. Begot Peleg at 34 yrs. and Joktan
(2) Joktan (small or younger son) Arabian; begot thirteen sons
(3) Almodad (?)
(3) Sheleph (extraction) Arabian
(3) Hazarmaveth (village of death) his clan trafficked in frankincense
(3) Jerah (the moon)
(3) Hadoram (Haddu is exalted)
(3) Uzal (wandering )Yemen
(3) Diklah (palm grove) perhaps settled in Daklah, an oasis town in Saudi Arabia
(3) Obal/Ebal Arabian
(3) Abimael (my father is God) Arabian
(3) Sheba (an oath or a man) clan likely the Sabean traders of southern Arabia
(3) Ophir (?) ancestor of the region of Ophir known for its very pure gold or the marketing of it
(3) Havilah (a stretch of sand or sandy)
(3) Johab/Jobab (?) And their land was from Mesha to Sephar, a mount of the east
XV. Peleg/Phaleg (division or canal) Lived 239 yrs. begot Reu at 30 yrs. old; Gen.10:25,11:16 for in his days was the earth divided
XVI. Reu (friend)= lived 239 yrs., begot Serug at 32 yrs. old
XVII. Serug/Sarug/Saruch (branch)= lived 230 yrs, begot Nahor at 30 yrs. old
XVIII. Nahor (snorting or the angry one)= lived 148 yrs., begot Terah at 29 yrs. old
XIX. Terah/Thare = lived 205 yrs, begot Abram at 70 yrs. old. Other children: Nahor, Haran
XX. Abram (exalted father) also: Abraham (father of a multitude) Gen. 25:7 lived 175 yrs Children: Ishmael at 86 yrs., Isaac at 100 yrs., and by Ketura sons Zimran, Jokshan, Medan
(2) Ishmael (may God hear) Gen 16:16 by Hagar (flight), when Abraham was 86 yrs. old Gen. 17:20 "Behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him exceedingly; Twelve princes shall he beget, and I will make him a great nation. But my covenant I will establish with Isaac."
Gen. 25:12, IChron. 1:29 Ishmael begot sons Nebajoth/Nebaioth, Kedar (dark or mighty), Adbeel, Mibsam, Mishma (that which is heard), Dumah (silence), Massa (burden or oracle), Hadad/Hadar, Tema, Jetur, Naphish/Nephish, Kedemah (east) and daughter Mahalath (afflicted) Gen. 28:9, called Basemath/Bashemath (balsam or fragrance) as third wife of Esau (36:3)

(2) by his concubine Ketura (incense) when well-stricken with age Gen. 24:1, IChron. 1:32 sons Zimran (?), Jokshan (fowler), Medan (object of worship), Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah
(3) Joksham begot Sheba and Dedan (3) Midian begot Ephah, Epher, Henoch/Hanoch, Abida, Eldaah
XXI. Isaac (he laughed or laughter), by Sarah (princess or queen) also: Sarai (my princess), Gen.21:5 Lived 180 yrs. Gen. 35:28 begot Esau & Jacob at 60 Gen. 25:26
(2) Esau (hairy) firstborn twin, renamed Edom (red) when he sold his birthright for red stew Gen. 36:1
Children: *of wife Adah (adornment), Eliphaz
*of wife Aholibamah/Oholibamah (tent of the high places) (perhaps originally Judith), sons Jeush (may God come to rescue), Jaalam/Jalam, and Korah (bald);
*and of wife Basemath, son Reuel
(3) Eliphaz (God is fine gold, victorious, or his strength) begot:
Teman (the south)
Omar (eloquent)
Zepho/Zephi (watch)
Gatam (puny)
Kenaz and
Amalek son of concubine Timna
(3) Reuel (friend of God) begot;
Nahath (descent, rest or pure, clear)
Zerah (first light of the sun)
Shammah (desolation)
Mizzah (fear)
See: IChron.1:38, the "sons of Seir", considered the people of Edom, and kingship of Edom
XXII. Jacob= Israel- for you have striven with God and men and have prevailed Gen32:28, & Gen 35:10

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