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.
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Lamech

first man to have two wives. [O.T.: Genesis 4:19–20]
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(33.) Abraham N, Lemech L, Sandroussi C, Sullivan D, May J.
Similarly, we write 'Lamech,' as appears in the script, not 'Lemech' as written in the bible.
Based on the number of years they lived, Sforno observes that all the people from Adam through Noah's father Lemech died prior to the Flood.
(49.) "From the simplistic rendering of the biblical narrative it appears the Lemech was the first to have taken two wives.
Genesis Rabbah 23:3 identifies Naamah, the daughter of Lemech and sister of Tubal-cain (Gen.
Seth did not beget a child until he was 105 years old; Enosh, 90 years; Kenan, 70 years; Mahalalel, 65 years; Jared, 162 years; Enoch, 65 years; Methuselah, 187 years; Lemech, 182 years; Noah, 500 years.
According to rabbinic tradition, Cain was accidentally killed by his descendant Lemech while hunting with a bow and arrow.
Noah's father, Lemech, when naming his son, refers to the pre-deluge world as an earth which God had cursed [asher ererah Hashem] (Gen.
Among the antediluvian patriarchs listed in Genesis 5, Lemech had lived 777 years, obviously to emphasize the importance of number 7.