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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Lamech who lived for 777 years was 182 when son Noah was born (Genesis 5:28), a 10th-generation descendant of Adam.
Just as Lamech is about to touch Noah's outstretched finger with the luminous relic, a group of men led by Tubal Cain approach, and Lamech is torn away from his son to defend them both, before he is able to touch Noah's hand with the relic.
The Bible suggests a connection between the arts and the murderers Cain and Lamech. Cain's descendant Tubal-Cain (whom Lincoln mentions) was the inventor of the first tools.
"Overall, definitely the increases were healthier than we've seen in the past," said Mariam Lamech, manager of survey research at AFP.
I thank Cristobal Ridao-Cano, Uwe Deichmann, Indermit Gill, Ranjit Lamech, Kari Nyman, Carolyn Turk, Benjamin Edward Welch, Ulrich Zachau and participants at the World Bank Poverty and Social Impact Analysis Workshop and the AERE summer conference and two anonymous referees for helpful comments on earlier drafts.
One ad majus deduction--'If Cain is avenged sevenfold, then Lamech seventy-fold' (Gen 4:24)." The first case exemplifies verses the reason for whose inclusion in the Torah may be debated; see Eran Viezel, The Commentary on Chronicles Attributed to Rashi (Hebrew; Jerusalem: Magnes, 2010), 257.
We mention the following text from Genesis V, 21, 25, 27: "Methuselah, aged eighty seven years old had Lamech and lived after Lamech's birth seven hundred eighty two years and had daughters and sons.
This rage may be traced from the beginning of human relationships, as we see in the cry of Lamech: "I have killed a man for wounding me, a young man for bruising me.
My portion is enough." (197) And in the Midrash Genesis Rabbah, redacted in Israel, (198) the rabbis describe the bigamy of Lamech in quite an unflattering manner.
Genesis 4:19 refers to a descendant of Cain named Lamech who "took unto him two wives"--Adah and Zillah.
From Lamech's wives to those of Abraham, Esau, Jacob, David, and Solomon, wherever we see God's ideal of monogamy ignored, we witness strife, competition, and disharmony.
Tubo tres hijos Lamech fue del linaje de Caym, y una hija: Jael enuento las y fue el primer bigamo que se cauanas, otro hijo, Tubal, caso con dos mugeres.