Did you know about the Patriarchs . . . ?
The word Patriarch is applied in the New Testament to Abraham (Hebrews 7:4), to the sons of Jacob (Acts 7:8 - 9), and to David (Acts 2:29).
Adam lived long enough to see EIGHT generations of his family born! Adam died when his great, great, great, great, great, great grandson Lamech was 46 years old!
The Biblical patriarch Abraham had eight children through three women. Abraham's son Issac lived 180 years, longer than he did (175 years) or Issac's son Jacob (147 years).
Abraham's wife Sarah holds the distinction of being the ONLY woman in the entire Bible where her age at death is recorded.
Rachel, Jacob's most beloved wife, is the first woman recorded in the Bible as dying in childbirth.