And Enoch lived sixty and five years, and begat Methuselah.
] Here the Septuagint version adds again an hundred years; and that Enoch had a son, whose name was Methuselah, is affirmed by Eupolemus F18, an Heathen writer; and Enoch being a prophet gave him this name under a spirit of prophecy, foretelling by it when the flood should be; for his name, according to Bochart F19, signifies, "when he dies there shall be an emission", or sending forth of waters upon the earth, to destroy it,
F18 Apud Euseb. Evangel. Praepar. l. 9. c. 17. p. 419.
F19 Thaleg. l. 2. c. 13. col. 88. so Ainsworth.