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Noah (builder of ark)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Noah, Son of Lamech
Noah, Son of Lamech (נֹחַ‎, noach). Obeyed God’s command to build an ark to escape the great flood. A son of Lamech and father of Shem, Japheth, and Ham.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Noah (Person)
NOAH (PERSON) [Heb nōaḥ (נֹחַ‎), nōʿâ (נֹעָה‎)]. 1. The son of Lamech who, along with his family, survived the Flood (Gen 5:28–9:29; Heb nōaḥ). See NOAH AND THE ARK.2. One of the five daughters of Zelophehad son of Hepher of the tribe of Manasseh (Num 26:33; 27:1–11; 36:1–12; Josh 17:3–6; Heb nōʿâ;.
Noah and the Ark
NOAH AND THE ARK This entry consists of two articles. The first focuses on the biblical hero of the Flood (Gen 5:28–9:29) who later became the subject of Jewish and Christian legend. The second article focuses on the ark itself and the claims through the ages that its remains have survived.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Noah
Noah. 1. Son of Lamech and the grandson of Methuselah, a descendant of Seth, third son of Adam (Gn 5:3–29). “He will comfort us,” said Lamech, giving his son a name evidently derived from that Hebrew verb, “in the labor and painful toil of our hands caused by the ground the Lord has cursed.”Determined
Noe
Noe. kjv rendering of Noah in Matthew 24:37, 38 and Luke 3:36; 17:26, 27.See Noah #1.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Noah
1. [Heb nō (a)ḥ; Gk Noē]; AV also NOE. The last of the antediluvian patriarchs and survivor of the Genesis Flood (Gen. 5:28–9:28).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Noah
NOAH1. Son of Lamech and the grandson of Methuselah, a descendant of Seth, third son of Adam (Gn 5:3–20). Lamech named his son Noah, a name that sounds like a Hebrew term that can mean “relief” or “comfort.” When Lamech gave him this name, he said, “He will bring us relief from the painful labor of
Noe
NOE* kjv rendering of Noah in Matthew 24:37–38 and Luke 3:36; 17:26–27. See Noah #1.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Noah
Noah (noh´uh).1 The son of Lamech (Gen. 5:28–29), the grandson of Methuselah, and the ninth descendant from Adam via Seth. The story of Noah is found in Gen. 6–9. His birth is the first recorded after Adam’s death. Noah and his household are the sole human survivors of the flood, which God brought upon
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Noah
NOAH1. The last of the antediluvian patriarchs. He was named nōaḥ in Heb. by his father Lamech because he would comfort (Heb. nāḥam, same root as “Noah”) mankind by surviving a universal flood and thus become the key figure in the beginning of a new era of human history (Gen 5:29).When Noah was
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Noah
NOAH. The last of the ten antediluvian Patriarchs and hero of the *Flood. He was the son of Lamech, who was 182 (Samaritan Pentateuch, 53; lxx, 188) years old when Noah was born (Gn. 5:28–29; Lk. 3:36).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Noah
Noah (Heb. nōaḥ; Gk. N̂e)Son of Lamech and father of Shem, Ham, and Japheth; the central human character of the Flood story (Gen. 6–9).
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
Noah
NOAH נחΝῶεI. The etymology of the name Noah has never been satisfactorily explained. It is usually connected with the verb root nwḥ ‘rest, settle down’ (of the ark Gen 8:4), ‘repose, be quiet’ (after labour Exod 20:11) and so Noah may mean ‘rest’ possibly in association with the resting of the ark
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Noah
NOAH A tenth-generation descendant of Adam (Gen 5:1–31) who, along with his family, survived the Flood by constructing the ark (Gen 6–9). Noah was the son of Lamech, and was born when Lamech was 182 years old. Noah was the father of three sons: Shem, Ham, and Japheth (Gen 5:32).The etymology of the
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Lamech Father
Shem Son
Japheth Son
Ham Son
Arpachshad Grandson
Javan Grandson
Methuselah Grandfather
Canaan Grandson
Cush Grandson
Aram Grandson
Gomer Grandson
Elam Grandson
Asshur Grandson
Lud Grandson
Meshech Grandson
Tubal Grandson
Tiras Grandson
Put Grandson
Media Grandson
Meshech Grandson
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