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Anak

(ā`năk), according to a folk tradition in the Bible, an ancestor of the Anakim, a tribe of giants inhabiting Hebron and its vicinity at the time of the Israelite conquest of Canaan. ArbaArba
or Arbah
, in the Bible, eponym of Kirjath-arba, "the city of Arba," usually called Hebron. Arba is called the father of Anak.
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 is cited as Anak's father, and Ahiman, Sheshai, and Talmai as his sons. According to early tradition in the Book of Joshua, Joshua and Caleb practically eradicated the tribe.
References in classic literature ?
The Son of Anak, otherwise Rufus the Blue-Eyed, and also plebeianly known as Tots, rioted with him from brier-rose path to farthest orchard, scalped him in the haymow with barbaric yells, and once, with pharisaic zeal, was near to crucifying him under the attic roof beams.
"Do you know, Anak, you can't appreciate the joy of being the buffoon, playing the clown.
"And, Anak, it was the local color that did for me.
"And cash it was made, thirty PLUNKS (a plunk is a dollar, my dear Anak), and I pulled my freight .
You see, Anak, it's a habit I can't shake off of leaving vivid memories behind.
Take my word for it, Anak, it was a blow-out memorable in Trampdom to this day.
"Returning to the original conversation, don't you find, Anak, that though Loria handles the bipartition of the revenues with scrupulous care, he yet omits one important factor, namely--"
By some naturalists who have vaguely heard rumors of the mysterious creature, here spoken of, it is included among the class of cuttle-fish, to which, indeed, in certain external respects it would seem to belong, but only as the Anak of the tribe.
I, also, though a small-sized man, went to work like a son of Anak. The coachman, too, with the blood still streaming from his nose, tugged and toiled most manfully, dreading, doubtless, that the next blow might break his head.
Sabi ko lang ano, 'Anak ko yan eh kaya pinapaalala ko lang na anak ko si Julia Barretto,'" Dennis recalled.
Andrew's mother, Corazon Valenzuela, said, 'Sa kinauukulan, sa pangyayaring hindi dapat nadisgrasya ang anak ko.
Michael Manalaysay and Mae Canete Tupas met with me for lunch at the Bistro Rosario to enlighten me about 'Anak Kaugmaon Foundation, Inc.' and its coming fund raising project.