New International Version
After Noah was born, Lamech lived 595 years and had other sons and daughters.
King James Bible
And Lamech lived after he begat Noah five hundred ninety and five years, and begat sons and daughters:
Darby Bible Translation
And Lemech lived after he had begotten Noah five hundred and ninety-five years, and begot sons and daughters.
World English Bible
Lamech lived after he became the father of Noah five hundred ninety-five years, and became the father of sons and daughters.
Young's Literal Translation
And Lamech liveth after his begetting Noah five hundred and ninety and five years, and begetteth sons and daughters.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
This same shall comfort us - This is an allusion, as some think, to the name a Noah, which they derive from נחם nacham, to comfort; but it is much more likely that it comes from נח nach or נוח nuach, to rest, to settle, etc. And what is more comfortable than rest after toil and labor? These words seem to have been spoken prophetically concerning Noah, who built the ark for the preservation of the human race, and who seems to have been a typical person; for when he offered his sacrifice after the drying up of the waters, it is said that God smelled a savor of Rest, and said he would not curse the ground any more for man's sake, Genesis 8:21; and from that time the earth seems to have had upon an average the same degree of fertility; and the life of man, in a few generations after, was settled in the mean at threescore years and ten. See Genesis 9:3.
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'Enoch walked with God,'--GENESIS v. 22. 'Walk before Me.'--GENESIS xvii. 1. 'Ye shall walk after the Lord your God.'--DEUTERONOMY xiii. 4. You will have anticipated, I suppose, my purpose in doing what I very seldom do--cutting little snippets out of different verses and putting them together. You see that these three fragments, in their resemblances and in their differences, are equally significant and instructive. They concur in regarding life as a walk--a metaphor which expresses continuity, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Walking with God. Gen 5:24
He named him Noah and said, "He will comfort us in the labor and painful toil of our hands caused by the ground the LORD has cursed."
Altogether, Lamech lived a total of 777 years, and then he died.
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