Definitions

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  • proper noun The biblical grandson of Esau
  • proper noun The nation said to be descended from him, living mostly in the Negev and some later migrating to Israel

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Examples

  • One of Esau's grandsons was called Amalek, from whom come the Amalekites.

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  • If H Sidgwick wishes to enlighten himself further on the subject, I suggest that he searches against 'Amalek' and clicks on 'My Jewish Learning'.

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  • From Emeryville, Daniel David Feinsmith had two pieces performed, "Amalek" for player piano and "Self," which required Sarah Cahill to recite a poetic essay by Emerson while playing clusters of notes on the piano.

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  • From Emeryville, Daniel David Feinsmith had two pieces performed, "Amalek" for player piano and "Self," which required Sarah Cahill to recite a poetic essay by Emerson while playing clusters of notes on the piano.

    Seance Concert 2: Nude Rolling Down an Escalator

  • The party newspaper printed a special supplement describing Rabbi Amsellem as "Amalek," the biblical embodiment of all evil.

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  • The party newspaper printed a special supplement describing Rabbi Amsellem as "Amalek," the biblical embodiment of all evil.

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  • The party newspaper printed a special supplement describing Rabbi Amsellem as "Amalek," the biblical embodiment of all evil.

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  • Thus the Chassidic masters explain the spiritual significance of Amalek: "Amalek" is the enemy that attacks the soul where it is most vulnerable, in the "narrow passage of the neck."

    Chabad.org Weekly Magazine [ Purim 5770 - February 28, 2010 ]

  • 'Amalek' is mentioned in the Bible as the name of a tribe that caused trouble for the Children of Israel.

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  • 'Amalek' is mentioned in the Bible as the name of a tribe that caused trouble for the Children of Israel.

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