GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Biblical
OTHER SCRIPTS: מְתוּשֶׁלַח (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: mə-THOO-zə-lə (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "man of the dart" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament he is the father of Lamech and the grandfather of Noah. He lived to age 969, making him the longest-lived person in the Bible.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Metushelach (Biblical Hebrew)