- the son of Eliphaz and grandson of Esau. Gen. 36:12; I Chron. 1:36.
- a nomadic tribe or nation descended from Amalek and hostile to Israel. Num. 24:20.
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Examples from the Web for amalek
We should know that the term Amalek is bad not just because of whom it targets, but because of the violence it justifies.
For those who don't know, 'Amalek' is the term used to describe those who need to be wiped from the face of the Earth.
Amalek, the Bible tells us, is an evil nation that is to be wiped out completely.
He then went on to compare us to Amalek, the Biblical nation that God commands the Jews to annihilate.A Confession on the Ninth of Av
July 15, 2013
Like Amalek, the Biblical evil-doer whose name we are enjoined to “blot out.”How Do We Deal with the Baseless Hatred at the Western Wall?
Emily L. Hauser
July 12, 2013
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.'
She was the daughter of Amalek, the daughter of a thousand chiefs.
The war with Amalek succeeded the first; the embassy to Edom followed the second.Sermons of Christmas Evans
And Joshua discomfited Amalek and his people with the edge of the sword.Notes on the book of Exodus
C. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh