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Methuselah was the son of Enoch and the father of Lamech in Genesis chapter 5. He is stated as having lived to the age of 969 (verse 27) and so his name in English is proverbial for great age.[1][2]

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  1. Methuselah. Vol. 2. Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of New York. 1988. p. 389. ISBN 978-9-9997-4428-7. {{cite book}}: |work= ignored (help)
  2. Twain, Mark, ed. (1995). The Bible According to Mark Twain: Writings on Heaven, Eden, and the Flood. University of Georgia Press. p. 350. ISBN 9780820316505.