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Noah

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The Oxford Guide to People and Places of the Bible

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Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Religion
Length:
478 words

The son of Lamech, and the father of Shem, Ham, and Japheth, Noah was the hero of the biblical Flood

Noah

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Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008

the biblical hero of the Flood and tenth forefather according to the genealogy in Genesis 5 . The Bible portrays

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The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
48 words

Arabic Nuh. In the Quran, prophet who, along with righteous members of his family, was saved from the

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A Dictionary of World Mythology

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Current Version:
2003

The flood myth of West Asia is Mesopotamian in origin. There survives a Sumerian king list with the statement that

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
59 words

Survivor of the great flood in the Hebrew scriptures. According to Genesis, Noah was commanded to save himself, his family,

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A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
178 words

The biblical hero saved from the Flood as told in the book of Genesis (5: 28–9: 28). Noah is described

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The Oxford Companion to the Bible

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Religion
Length:
524 words

The son of Lamech, and the father of Shem, Ham, and Japheth (Gen. 5.28–32), Noah

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Religion
Length:
159 words

In the *legend of the *flood only Noah and his family of all the human race are said

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
64 words

Old Testament patriarch, the only person righteous enough to be chosen by God to survive the destruction of the Flood

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Religion
Length:
380 words

(Heb. Noaḥ), hero of the biblical story of the Flood; son of Lamech (Gn. 5.28–29). Noah was a just and righteous man who “walked with God” (...

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
207 words
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Noah, a patriarch descended from Seth, is the hero of the Flood and, as such, one of the main characters

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Johannes Irmscher, Alexander Kazhdan, John H. Lowden, and Anthony Cutler

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
326 words

(Νω̑ε), biblical patriarch; hero of the story of The Flood and builder of the Ark.

Noah was a righteous man and the progenitor of a new race, according to ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006
(in the Bible) a Hebrew patriarch represented as tenth in descent from Adam. According to a story in Genesis he made the ark which saved his family and specimens of every animal from the ... More

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