Lamech (Lay┬┤mik)

1 The son of Methushael, husband of Adah and Zillah, and father of three sons (Jabal, Jubal, and Tubal-cain, the progenitors, respectively, of nomads, musicians, and smiths) and a daughter (Naamah). Lamech vaunts his inclination and capacity for revenge in a way that expresses disdain for the limits on retaliation set in such biblical laws as (Exod 21:25). 2 The son of Methuselah and father of Noah. He lived 777 years (Gen 5:25-29).

Exod 21:25

25burn for burn, wound for wound, stripe for stripe.

Gen 5:25-29

25When Methuselah had lived one hundred eighty-seven years, he became the father of Lamech.26Methuselah lived after the birth of Lamech seven hundred eighty-two ... View more

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