Enoch

[ ee-nuh k ]
/ ˈi nək /

noun

the father of Methuselah. Gen. 5:22.
a son of Cain. Gen. 4:17.
a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “teacher.”

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Enoch
/ (ˈiːnɒk) /

noun Old Testament

the eldest son of Cain after whom the first city was named (Genesis 4:17)
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)
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