Amalek

[am-uh-lek]
noun
  1. the son of Eliphaz and grandson of Esau. Gen. 36:12; I Chron. 1:36.
  2. a nomadic tribe or nation descended from Amalek and hostile to Israel. Num. 24:20.
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  • Shall we suffer the Prelatist altar to be preserved by these sons of Amalek?

    Micah Clarke

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • Much as Amalek may injure me, I must acquit him of treason and of baseness.'

    Tancred

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • She was the daughter of Amalek, the daughter of a thousand chiefs.

    Tancred

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • The war with Amalek succeeded the first; the embassy to Edom followed the second.

  • And Joshua discomfited Amalek and his people with the edge of the sword.

    Notes on the book of Exodus

    C. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh