Methuselah

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Methuselah

(mēthyo͞o`zələ), in the Bible, descendant of Seth; son of Enoch. He is said to have lived 969 years. It is also spelled Mathusala.

Methuselah

oldest man mentioned in Bible. [O.T.: Genesis 5:27]

Methuselah

son of Enoch; patriarch said to have lived 969 years. [O.T.: Genesis 5:21–27]

Methuselah

Old Testament a patriarch supposed to have lived 969 years (Genesis 5:21--27) who has come to be regarded as epitomizing longevity
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One old man, who has been a close observer of Nature, and seems as thoroughly wise in regard to all her operations as if she had been put upon the stocks when he was a boy, and he had helped to lay her keel -- who has come to his growth, and can hardly acquire more of natural lore if he should live to the age of Methuselah -- told me -- and I was surprised to hear him express wonder at any of Nature's operations, for I thought that there were no secrets between them -- that one spring day he took his gun and boat, and thought that he would have a little sport with the ducks.
A man may live to be as old as Methuselah,' said Mr.
At Pink Elephant - the New York club David Sarner's installed this year in East Hampton, next to EMM Group's SL East - 30,000-dollar methuselahs (eight bottles' worth) of Dom Perignon will be offered, and sabred open for flush guests.