Definitions

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  • proper noun religion In the Abrahamic religions, one of the few people recorded as being taken by God before death.
  • proper noun The title of three apocryphal books of the Bible.
  • proper noun rare A male given name of biblical origin.

Etymologies

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

Examples

  • ENOCH - Celebrating its fifth year as a Tree City, Enoch will hold its annual Arbor Day event Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Enoch City offices.

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  • Marvin Enoch Potter Jr. is an ex-Marine and Vietnam vet who is charged with falsely posing as a war hero to lecture school kids on his combat experiences.

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  • Anonymous, I can't find the phrase "rivers of blood" in Enoch's precient speech.

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  • What does it tell us that the story of Lucifer as the Dictator's first right hand man does not have him, in Enoch's role as Voice, mouthing the words "Let there be light"?

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  • What does it tell us that the story of Lucifer as the Dictator's first right hand man does not have him, in Enoch's role as Voice, mouthing the words "Let there be light"?

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  • She called Enoch again, and then, both fascinated and repelled by the red light boiling up into the sky, stood a moment watching.

    The Dollmaker

  • The name Enoch, Hebrew chanokh, signifies, "dedication" and so by metonomy may come to mean

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1

  • I called Enoch, the man, and bade him saddle the horse and ride round to call out the neighbors, that they might all search together.

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  • The book of Enoch is quoted by Justin Martyr, Irenaeus, Clement of Alexandria, &c. Bruce, the Abyssinian traveller, brought home three copies of it in Ethiopic, from Alexandria, of which Archbishop Lawrence, in 1821, gave an English translation.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • But the book of Enoch is consecrated, in some measure, by the quotation of the apostle St. Jude; and a long legendary fragment is alleged by

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

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