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Amalek

[ am-uh-lek ]
/ ˈæm əˌlɛk /
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noun

the son of Eliphaz and grandson of Esau. Genesis 36:12; 1 Chronicles 1:36.
a nomadic tribe or nation descended from Amalek and hostile to Israel. Numbers 24:20.

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