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Hanoch; Hanochites

HANOCH; HANOCHITES

ha'-nok, ha'-nok-its (chanokh, "initiation," "dedication"):

(1) A grandson of Abraham by Keturah, and an ancestral head of a clan of Midian (Genesis 25:4; 1 Chronicles 1:33, the King James Version "Henoch").

(2) The eldest son of Reuben (Genesis 46:9; Exodus 6:14; 1 Chronicles 5:3).

The descendants of Hanoch were known as Hanochites (Numbers 26:5).


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'HANOCH; HANOCHITES'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.