antediluvian patriarch


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Noun1.antediluvian patriarch - any of the early patriarchs who lived prior to the Noachian delugeantediluvian patriarch - any of the early patriarchs who lived prior to the Noachian deluge
patriarch - any of the early biblical characters regarded as fathers of the human race
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Among the antediluvian patriarchs listed in Genesis 5, Lemech had lived 777 years, obviously to emphasize the importance of number 7.
There is room to debate Reeves' conclusions about some of the apocalypses granted to the antediluvian patriarchs.