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.
He must have had a very good day at the office, buying and selling oil and gas shares because, after The Usual Suspects star Benicio, 45, turned up at 11pm, he splashed out PS24,000 on three giant bottles of vintage Dom Perignon champagne methuselahs - eight times normal size.