Contributed by Robbie Parsons on Feb 17, 2003
Do you think that all those geneologies in Genesis 5 are boring and there for no apparent reason? Learn the meaning of the names, and you will never look at this chapter the same!
It is important to understand that in the Jewish Culture, names that were chosen were very significant. For example, Jesus means "savior", Moses means "to draw forth", and Isaac means "laughter", because Sara laughed when she was told that she would bear a child. If we examine the meanings of the