champion of El; man of God, a descendant of Cain ( Genesis 4:18 ), so called, perhaps, to denote that even among the descendants of Cain God had not left himself without a witness.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Methusael". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".