Junior Ganymede
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Noah knew Abram. Shem knew Jacob.

January 04th, 2014 by Bookslinger

At least they were alive at the same time. The year numbering system assumes Adam was “born” in year 0. See previous table for calculatng the years from Adam through Noah. From Genesis:

Year
Born
Name Age
had son  
Age at  
death  
Year
died
Ref.
1056 Noah 500 950 2006
1556 Shem 100 600 2156 Genesis 11:11
1654 flood Genesis 11:10
1656 Arphaxad   35 438 2094
1691 Salah 30 433 2124
1721 Eber 34 464 2185
1755 Peleg 30 239 1994
1785 Reu 32 239 2024
1817 Serug 30 230 2047
1847 Nahor 29 148 1995
1876 Terah 70 205 2081
1946 Abram 100 175 2121 Genesis 21:5 ; 25:7
2046 Isaac 60 180 2226 Genesis 25:26 ; 35:28
2106 Jacob 147 2253 Genesis 47:28

 
There’s a traditional belief in Judaism that Melchisedec, to whom Abraham paid tithes, was Shem. Ever since I heard that I wanted to do the math and see if that was possible.

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