Enoch(redirected from Hanokh)
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Enoch(ē`nək), in the Bible. 1 Son for whom Cain named the city he built. 2 Father of Methuselah. It was said of him that he walked with God—a phrase used also of Noah—and also that like Elijah he was translated to heaven. An alternate form is Henoch.
traditionally seen as paragon of upright man. [O.T.: Genesis 5:21–24]
1. the eldest son of Cain after whom the first city was named (Genesis 4:17)
2. the father of Methuselah: said to have walked with God and to have been taken by God at the end of his earthly life (Genesis 5:24)