Noah

נֹחַ

Noah and Rainbow
Quick Facts
Father Lemekh
Mother Unknown
Wife Unknown
Sons Shem
  Ham
  Yafeth

After Adam and Eve, there were lots of people on the earth, but they didn’t know how to behave. They did things that HaShem found to be very wrong.

HaShem found one person and his family to be very nice and they didn’t do any of the bad things that the other people were all doing.

HaShem told Noah that HaShem was going to destroy all the earth and start again with Noah and his family.

HaShem told Noah to build an ark so that HaShem could clean the world with lots of rain.

Noah had 3 sons: Shem, Ham, and Yafeth.

Noah was 600 Years old when the flood occurred.

The ark that he built was 300 cubits long, 50 cubits wide and 30 cubits tall.

He took 7 pairs of every clean (kosher) animal and 2 pairs of unclean animals with him on the ark.

Noah lived 350 years after the flood, he was 950 years old when he died.