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GenderMasculine
Scriptsמְתוּשֶׁלַח Ancient Hebrew
PronouncedPron.mə-THOO-zə-lə English
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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.
Other Languages & CulturesMathusalem Biblical French Methusalem Biblical German Metushelach Biblical Hebrew Matusalemme Biblical Italian Mathusalam Biblical Latin Matusalén Biblical Spanish

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Stained glass depiction of MethuselahStained glass depiction of Methuselah

Categories

biblical patriarchs, Redwall characters, weapons
Entry updated July 11, 2018   Contribute