Enoch (/ ˈ iː n ə k / , EE-nuhk) is a biblical figure prior to Noah's flood and the son of Jared and father of Methuselah. He was of the Antediluvian period in the Hebrew Bible. This Enoch is not to be confused with Cain's son Enoch (Genesis 4:17). The text of the Book of Genesis says Enoch lived 365 years before he was taken by God.
- July 30, 22 January in the Coptic Church, 19 July (his assumption in the Coptic Church), 3 January (Bollandists)
In an alternate translation of Genesis 4:17, endorsed by a minority of modern commentators, Cain's son Enoch builds a city and names it after his son, Irad. Such a city could correspond with Eridu , one of the most ancient cities known. 
Enoch, son of Cain, , after whom Cain named the first city he founded, is not the same as Enoch, son of Jared (Genesis 5:18). The second Enoch in the Book of Jasher was a descendant of the first, and descended from Seth as well as from Cain. This Enoch was the father of Methuselah, and was reputed to be so wise that a hundred and thirty kings and princes "required of Enoch that he reign over ...
This Enoch is not to be confused with Enoch, son of Jared, to whom the authorship of the Book of Enoch is ascribed. After the birth of Enoch, the Hebrew text of Genesis 4:17 is unclear. Either Cain built a city and named it after Enoch, or else Enoch built a city. According to Jubilees 4:9, Enoch's mother/aunt was named Awan.
Enoch, Onech hanoch (Hebrew) Initiation or initiated; hence also hierophant. In the Bible (Genesis 4, 5), "there are three distinct Enochs -- the son of Cain, the son of Seth, and the son of Jared; but they are all identical, and two of them are mentioned for the purposes of misleading.
In Genesis 4:17, Cain has a son named Enoch. In Genesis 5:18, Jared has a son named Enoch - the more noted one in the Bible.
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Cain qayin (Hebrew) [from qayin spear] In the Bible, the son of Adam and Eve, and a tiller of the ground. Becoming jealous of the offering which his brother Abel presents to the Lord, Cain according to the legend slays him (Genesis 4).
And Cain took Awan his sister to be his wife and she bare him Enoch at the close of the fourth jubilee. And in the first year of the first week of the fifth jubilee, houses were built on the earth, and Cain built a city, and called its name after the name of his son Enoch.' (Four Jubilees would be about 196 years - Enoch was born about - 3808 B.C.)
- Mara, Irad, Son of Enoch
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The Book of Giants is an apocryphal Jewish book which expands the Urzeit to Endzeit ('primeval creation' to 'end of time') narrative of the Hebrew Bible and, by its multifaceted elaborations on divine decrees of warning and doom, ties the ancient prophet Enoch (ḥanôk) closer to his generally recognized 'storyline' (as collectively put forth in various Enochic traditions) than does even the ...
Enoch synonyms, Enoch pronunciation, Enoch translation, English dictionary definition of Enoch. n 1. the eldest son of Cain after whom the first city was named 2. the father of Methuselah: said to have walked with God and to have been taken by God at...