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Enoch

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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin Enoch, from Ancient Greek Ενωχ (Enōkh), from Hebrew חֲנוֹךְ (Ḥănôḵ).

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Enoch

  1. In the Bible, one of the few people recorded as being taken by God before death.
    Enoch was the son of Awan and Cain; and was Noah's great grandfather.
  2. The title of three apocryphal books of the Bible.
  3. (rare) A male given name of biblical origin.
    • 1864 Alfred Tennyson: Enoch Arden:
      There Enoch spoke no word to any one,
      But homeward - home - what home? had he a home? -
      He walked.

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