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See also: methuselah
- The oldest person whose age is recorded in the Hebrew Bible, having reportedly lived 969 years.
- (hence) Any person or thing that has lived to a very old age.
- 1611 — King James Version of the Bible, Genesis 5:25-26
- And Methuselah lived an hundred eighty and seven years, and begat Lamech: And Methuselah lived after he begat Lamech seven hundred eighty and two years, and begat sons and daughters:
person or thing that has lived to a very old age