Enoch (descendant of Abraham)
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ENOCH. 1. Son of Cain (Gn. 4:17) after whom a city was named.2. Son of Jared and father of Methuselah (Gn. 5:18, 21). Enoch was a man of outstanding sanctity who enjoyed close fellowship with God (Gn. 5:22, 24: for the expression ‘walked with God’, cf. Gn. 6:9; Mi. 6:8; Mal. 2:6). Like Elijah (2 Ki.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Enoch (Heb. ḥănôḵ) (PERSON)1. The son of Cain and father of Irad (Gen. 4:17–18). The present form of the text indicates that the first city was built by Cain and named Enoch. The context and typical form of genealogies, however, would seem to indicate that Enoch built the first city; it was thus
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
ENOCH חנוךI. The enigmatic reference to Enoch in Genesis 5:24 has generated a welter of speculation about his person and a range of literature attributed to him which is found in a variety of forms. Our knowledge of its early form has been transformed by the discovery of the fragments from Cave 4 at
Catholic Bible Dictionary
ENOCH The name of four men in the Old Testament.1. The son of Cain and the father of Irad (Gen 4:17–18). Cain also built a city and named it Enoch after his son.2. The son of Jared and the father of Methuselah, according to the genealogy for Seth in Genesis (5:1–32). Enoch was born when Jared was 162
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