Lamech


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Lamech

(lā`mĕk), in the Bible. 1 Descendant of Cain and therefore accursed. He was the father of Jabal, Jubal, and Tubal-cain. 2 Descendant of Seth and father of Noah.

Lamech

first man to have two wives. [O.T.: Genesis 4:19–20]
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All those relatives have vanished here, including Lamech (pronounced for some reason Lamech), who is murdered early on by the wicked Tubal-cain.
The "species" of Methusalah existed for 969 years until evolving into the species of Lamech, Kasper proposes logically.
We hope this project will be a start as it will not only allow saving energy resources in social facilities and improving competitiveness of the economy, but will also positively impact the environment, climate, and health of the population, said Ranjit Lamech, World Bank Practice Manager, Energy and Extractive Global Practice in the Europe and Central Asia Region.
Lamech is seated on a lavish ivory throne with his head and body facing opposite directions, possibly reflecting moral turmoil, whereas Methuselah's pose indicates strength of character.
However, there is a remarkable parallel to Snorri's account of the blind man's hand being guided to a lethal shot in the widespread story about the killing of Cain by his descendant Lamech, in which we see exactly how a blind marksman can be the means by which the intended inviolability of a divinely protected figure may be circumvented.
As for Lamech however, it can be conceded absolutely that he sinned mortally, because against the law of nature, although in the second way [against a secondary precept]; he sinned, I say, by contracting with many but not in a case in which right reason would dictate that that law should be revoked, nor did the superior dispense .
If it is not Cain murdering his brother, then it is his descendant Lamech killing a man on slight provocation and then struttingly, triumphantly boasting of it before his two wives (Gen.
We were working our way through Genesis, where the Lord, who seems reasonable only part of the time, banishes Adam and Eve for wanting to know too much, where Cain has let his jealousy evolve into anger and into murder, where violence spreads, where Cain's descendant Lamech kills a young man who merely strikes him, where God floods the earth to stop the killing.
28 When Lamech had lived 182 years, he begot a son.
Number seven appears to be a sacred module: "If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold" Genesis, 4:24; "And he stayed yet another seven days .
Methuselah is mentioned in Genesis - I've looked this up on the internet - as the son of Enoch and the father of Lamech, whom he fathered at the age of 187.