4968. Methushelach
Strong's Concordance
Methushelach: perhaps "man of the dart," a descendant of Seth
Original Word: מְתוּשֶׁלַח
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Transliteration: Methushelach
Phonetic Spelling: (meth-oo-sheh'-lakh)
Definition: perhaps "man of the dart", a descendant of Seth
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
perhaps from math and shelach
perhaps "man of the dart," a desc. of Seth
NASB Translation
Methuselah (6).

מְתוּשֶׁ֫לַח proper name, masculine descendant of Seth (? man of the dart: more probably Babylonian; see conjectures in HomPSBA 1893, 243 ff.); — ׳מ Genesis 5:22,25,26,27 (P), 1 Chronicles 1:3, מְתוּשָׁ֑לַח Genesis 5:21 (P). ᵐ5 Μαθουσαλα.

מַתְבֵּן see תבן.

מתג (√ of following; meaning unknown).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From math and shelach; man of a dart; Methushelach, an antediluvian patriarch -- Methuselah.

see HEBREW math

see HEBREW shelach

Forms and Transliterations
מְתוּשֶׁ֔לַח מְתוּשֶׁ֖לַח מְתוּשֶׁ֗לַח מְתוּשָֽׁלַח׃ מתושלח מתושלח׃ mə·ṯū·šā·laḥ mə·ṯū·še·laḥ məṯūšālaḥ məṯūšelaḥ metuShalach metuShelach
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Englishman's Concordance
Genesis 5:21
HEB: וַיּ֖וֹלֶד אֶת־ מְתוּשָֽׁלַח׃
NAS: and became the father of Methuselah.
KJV: years, and begat Methuselah:
INT: years and became of Methuselah

Genesis 5:22
HEB: הוֹלִיד֣וֹ אֶת־ מְתוּשֶׁ֔לַח שְׁלֹ֥שׁ מֵא֖וֹת
NAS: the father of Methuselah, and he had
KJV: he begat Methuselah three
INT: after became of Methuselah three hundred

Genesis 5:25
HEB: וַיְחִ֣י מְתוּשֶׁ֔לַח שֶׁ֧בַע וּשְׁמֹנִ֛ים
NAS: Methuselah lived one hundred
KJV: And Methuselah lived an hundred
INT: lived Methuselah and seven and eighty-seven

Genesis 5:26
HEB: וַֽיְחִ֣י מְתוּשֶׁ֗לַח אַֽחֲרֵי֙ הוֹלִיד֣וֹ
NAS: Then Methuselah lived seven
KJV: And Methuselah lived after
INT: lived Methuselah after became

Genesis 5:27
HEB: כָּל־ יְמֵ֣י מְתוּשֶׁ֔לַח תֵּ֤שַׁע וְשִׁשִּׁים֙
NAS: the days of Methuselah were nine
KJV: And all the days of Methuselah were nine
INT: all the days of Methuselah were nine sixty

1 Chronicles 1:3
HEB: חֲנ֥וֹךְ מְתוּשֶׁ֖לַח לָֽמֶךְ׃
NAS: Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech,
KJV: Henoch, Methuselah, Lamech,
INT: Enoch Methuselah Lamech

6 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 4968
6 Occurrences

mə·ṯū·šā·laḥ — 1 Occ.
mə·ṯū·še·laḥ — 5 Occ.

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