Noah (builder of ark)
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Obeyed God’s command to build an ark to escape the great flood. A son of Lamech and father of Shem, Japheth, and Ham.
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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. 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
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
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
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
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
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
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
NOAH נח ΝῶεI. 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
Wife of Noah Wife