Oldest Man in the Bible: Methuselah

Methuselah, the grandfather of Noah, is is the oldest person in the Bible at the age of 969.

According to the Jewish scholar Rashi, God delayed the Flood specifically because of the seven days of mourning in honor of the righteous Methuselah.

Methuselah is mentioned in Genesis 5:21–27 and in the New Testament at Luke 3:37.

For more read the article on New Advent: Methuselah.

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