CoAuthored by: Brian and Kenneth Hoeck
I Chronicles 1:1-4 reads "Adam, Sheath, Enosh, Kenan, Mahalaleel, Jered, Henoch, Methuselah, Lamech, Noah, Shem , Ham, and Japheth." The first ten names are the first ten generations of Jesus Christ's family line or genealogy. See these ten in the New Testament list in Luke 3:36-38. If we translate these Hebrew names into English we find a message relating to Christ. Let's examine the translations.
Adam: (Strong's #120 or 121)The first man created; or the second Adam which is Christ as in I Corinthians 15:45.
Seth: sheth (#8352) to put or to place ; from root (#7896) shiyth which means to appoint, appointed.
Enos: Enosh (#582 or 583) mortal, fleshly.
Cainan: Kenan (#7018 or 7064)dwelling, tabernacle, room, chamber.
Mahalaleel: (#4111) praise , Praise of God, Blessed God.
Jared: Jered (#3382) a descent from (#3381) to descend.
Enoch: Henoch (#2585) initiated, from (2596) to narrow, initiate, dedicate, to train up, teaching.
Methuselah: (#4968) man of the dart or man of the branch. From two words(4962) adult, man and from(#7973)sword , branch. Methuselah has a dual meaning- can also be rendered "When He is dead, it shall be sent" see Bullinger's Companion Bible, page 10,Genesis 5:21 note.
Lamech: (#3929) powerful, to teach, learned , a disciple- from(#3928).
Noah: (#5146)to rest - same as (#5118)to bring comfort or rest ; comforter. Now let us combine the translated names in a chain to form a sentence.
*** The second Adam is to be appointed a mortal dwelling [John 1:14 "And the word was made flesh, and dwelt among us,..."] Praise of God shall descend teaching. When He (The Man of the Branch) is dead, it (holy spirit) shall be sent powerfully to bring comfort (The Comforter)
"...It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you."
"And, behold, I send the promise of My Father upon you: but tarry ye in the city of Jerusalem, until ye be endued with power from on high."
" And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost (spirit)..."
A prophetic hidden message from The Father to His children which solidifies the authenticity of the New Testament and of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Rev 3:11 " Behold, I come quickly: hold that fast which thou hast, that no man take thy crown."
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