Find the word definition

Lamèch (crater)

Lamèch is a small lunar impact crater that is located to the southwest of the prominent crater Eudoxus, at the eastern edge of the Montes Caucasus range. This is a circular, bowl-shaped formation. The inner walls slope down to a small central floor that is about one-fourth the diameter of the crater. This formation is not notably eroded, and contains no other features of interest.

Lamech (descendant of Cain)

Lamech (; Lemeḵ) is a person in Cain's genealogy in the 4th chapter of the Book of Genesis. He is the sixth generation descendant of Cain (Genesis 4:18); his father was named Methusael, and he was responsible for the "Song of the Sword". He is also noted as the first polygamist mentioned in the Bible, taking two wives, Adah and Zillah (Tselah).

Lamech (father of Noah)

Lamech (; Lemeḵ) was a patriarch in the genealogies of Adam in the Book of Genesis.

According to Christianity he is part of the genealogy of Jesus in Luke 3:36.


Lamech may refer to:

  • Lamech (descendant of Cain)
  • Lamech (father of Noah)