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Enoch (son of Cain)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Enoch, Son of Cain
Enoch, Son of Cain (חנוך‎, chnwk). Grandson of Adam. Genesis 4:17 records that the first city, which Cain built, was named after Enoch.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Enoch (Person)
ENOCH (PERSON) [Heb ḥănôk (חֲנֹוך‎)]. 1. Son of Cain and father of Irad (Gen 4:17–18). The genealogical context suggests that Enoch (rather than Cain) may have been the builder of the city which he named after his son, Irad (Cassuto 1961: 229–31; GHBW, 139–41; Sasson 1978: 174; Miller 1985: 241–42
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Enoch (Person)
Enoch (Person). 1. Cain’s son and grandson of Adam (Gn 4:17, 18).2. Jared’s son among the descendants of Seth; Methuselah’s father (Gn 5:18–24; 1 Chr 1:3, kjv Henoch). He lived in such close relationship to God that he was transferred to heaven without having died.
Henoch
Henoch. 1. kjv form of Enoch, Jared’s son, in 1 Chronicles 1:3.See Enoch (Person) #2.2. kjv form of Hanoch, Midian’s son, in 1 Chronicles 1:33.See Hanoch #1.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Enoch (Person)
ENOCH (Person)1. Cain’s son and grandson of Adam (Gn 4:17, 19).2. Jared’s son among the descendants of Seth; Methuselah’s father (Gn 5:18–24; 1 Chr 1:3). He lived in such close relationship to God that he was taken to heaven without having died.
Henoch
HENOCH*1. kjv form of Enoch, Jared’s son, in 1 Chronicles 1:3. See Enoch (Person) #2.2. kjv form of Hanoch, Midian’s son, in 1 Chronicles 1:33. See Hanoch #1.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Enoch
ENOCH1. The son of Cain (Gen 4:17) for whom a city was named.2. The son of Jared (Gen 5:18) and the father of Methuselah (Gen 5:21; Lk 3:37). He is cited as a hero of faith (Heb 11:5).It is said that “Enoch walked with God” (Gen 5:22), and as a reward for his holy walk he was translated to heaven
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Enoch
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 (Person)
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
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
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
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Enoch
E´noch (dedicated).1. The eldest son of Cain, Gen. 4:17, who called after his name the city which he built. Gen. 4:18. (b.c. 3870.)2. The son of Jared and father of Methuselah. Gen. 5:21ff.; Luke 3:37. (b.c. 3378–3013.) In the Epistle of Jude, 14, he is described as “the seventh from Adam”; and the
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Relatives
Cain Father
Wife of Cain Mother
Irad Son
Adam Grandfather
Eve Grandmother
Abel Uncle
Seth Uncle
Enosh Cousin
Mehujael Grandson