Who is the only person in Tanach whose father and father-in-law are two different people and have the exact same name?

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Noah. Both his father and father-in-law were named "Lemech".

  • Only according to those who hold that Noach married Na'amoh bas Lomech. – Joshua Pearl Jan 1 '18 at 12:21

Did the sh'vatim marry their half-sisters? What about Kayin and Hevel?

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    Good points if you hold like those opinions. This is an appropriate comment on the question so it should be posted as such. – Yahu Oct 11 '10 at 6:59
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    Isn't it also an answer? – Isaac Moses Oct 11 '10 at 13:28
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    I meant it as an answer, yes. – msh210 Oct 11 '10 at 15:54
  • My friend reminded me how he asked the riddle and msh210's answer is not acceptable anymore. – Yahu Oct 15 '10 at 6:12

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