Methuselah asks Enoch's blessing before he departs, and to all his sons and their families Enoch gives fresh instruction.
12-27, Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared, Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech, shows that it is a slightly different version of the Cainite genealogy, iv.
METHUSELAH, in the Old Testament, the seventh in descent from Adam, and father of Lamech.
This work called forth a host of imitators, and a number of their writings, together with the groundwork, were edited as a Book of Methuselah, i.e.
Then came the final redactor, who interpolated the groundwork and the Methuselah sections, adding two others from his own pen.