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Lamech

[ley-mik]
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  1. the son of Enoch, and the father of Jabal, Jubal, and Tubal-cain. Gen. 4:18.
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  • It was thus, say the Jews, that the "man" and the "young man" were slain by Lamech.

    Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II

    Martin Luther

  • For that generation did not have the Word; how, then, could Lamech be believed to have been a prophet?

  • Lamech hoped, in addition, for the restoration of the former state.

  • "Then Methuselah will be a child to him, and Jared and Lamech little babies," said the judge.

    The Bertrams

    Anthony Trollope

  • They were those of Lamech's wives: those of Cain and Abel are not called by their names.