What does Enos mean in the Bible?

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Easton's Bible Dictionary - Enos
Man the son of Seth, and grandson of Adam (Genesis 5:6-11 ; Luke 3:38 ). He lived nine hundred and five years. In his time "men began to call upon the name of the Lord" (Genesis 4:26 ), meaning either (1) then began men to call themselves by the name of the Lord (marg.) i.e., to distinguish themselves thereby from idolaters; or (2) then men in some public and earnest way began to call upon the Lord, indicating a time of spiritual revival.
Holman Bible Dictionary - Enos
(ee' nohss) or ENOSH (ee' nohssh) Personal name meaning, “humanity” or “a man.” The son of Seth and therefore the grandson of Adam (Genesis 4:26 ). The period following his birth is identified as the time when people began to worship Yahweh. See Genesis 5:6-11 .
Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament - Enos
ENOS.—An ancestor of Jesus, Luke 3:38.
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Enos, Enosh
Son of Seth and grandson of Adam. Genesis 4:26 ; Genesis 5:6-11 ; 1 Chronicles 1:1 ; Luke 3:38 .
1910 New Catholic Dictionary - Enos
The son of Seth (Genesis 4:5). He was 90 years old at the birth of his son Cainan, and lived 905 years. With Henoch and Lamech, Enos is the only one of the antediluvian patriarchs, of whom Genesis gives something besides his age and his name.
The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary - Enos
The son of Seth. (Genesis 5:6) The name signifies sickness, mortality, yea, the word itself, Enos, is sickness.
Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary - Enos
or ENOSH, the son of Seth, and father of Cainan. He was born A.M. 235. Moses tells us that then "men began to call upon the name of the Lord," Genesis 4:26 ; that is, such as abhorred the impiety and immorality which prevailed among the progeny of Cain, began to worship God in public, and to assemble together at stated times for that purpose. Good men, to distinguish themselves from the wicked, began to take the name of sons or servants of God; for which reason Moses, Genesis 6:1-2 , says that "the sons of God," or the descendants of Enos, "seeing the daughters of men," &c. The eastern people make the following additions to his history:—that Seth, his father, declared him sovereign prince and high priest of mankind, next after himself; that Enos was the first who ordained public alms for the poor, established public tribunals for the administration of justice, and planted, or rather cultivated, the palm tree.
Hitchcock's Bible Names - Enos
Mortal man; sick; despaired of; forgetful
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Enos
The grandson of Adam. He lived nine hundred and five years. Adam, Seth, and Enoch died before him; and Noah was contemporary with him eighty-four years, Genesis 4:26 ; 5:6-11 ; Luke 3:38 . In his days "began men to call upon the name of the Lord" in organized and systematic public worship; then began men to call themselves by the name of the Lord; that is, for the purpose of marking the distinction between men of God and the ungodly.

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e'Nosh - Same as Enos
Enos - ENOS
ke'Nan - (possession ) = CAINAN , the son of Enos
Seth - Son of Adam, and father of Enos
Enos - (Genesis 5:6) The name signifies sickness, mortality, yea, the word itself, Enos, is sickness
Cainan - Luke’s genealogy of our Lord: (1) of the son of Arphaxad (Luke 3:36); (2) of the son of Enos (Luke 3:38)
Cainan - Cainan, the son of Enos, Genesis 5:9 and Cainan, the son of Arphaxad, Luke 3:36
Seth - (compensation ), ( Genesis 4:25 ; 6:3 ; 1 Chronicles 1:1 ) the third son of Adam, and father of Enos
Enos - With Henoch and Lamech, Enos is the only one of the antediluvian patriarchs, of whom Genesis gives something besides his age and his name
Cainan - The son of Enos and father of Mahalaleel ( Luke 3:37 )
Enos - or EnosH, the son of Seth, and father of Cainan. Good men, to distinguish themselves from the wicked, began to take the name of sons or servants of God; for which reason Moses, Genesis 6:1-2 , says that "the sons of God," or the descendants of Enos, "seeing the daughters of men," &c. The eastern people make the following additions to his history:—that Seth, his father, declared him sovereign prince and high priest of mankind, next after himself; that Enos was the first who ordained public alms for the poor, established public tribunals for the administration of justice, and planted, or rather cultivated, the palm tree
Cainan -
The fourth antediluvian patriarch, the eldest son of Enos
Cainan - Son of Enos, and father of Mahalaleel, Genesis 5:9 ; 1 Chronicles 1:2
Cain'an - (possessor )
Son of Enos, aged 70 years when he begat Mahalaleel his son
Seth - Seth, at the age of one hundred and five years, begat Enos, A
Seth - Father of Enos ("frailty"); a name embodying his sense of man's weakness, the opposite of the Cainites' pride
Seth - Son of Adam and Eve, born after the death of Abel, and father of Enos
Enosh - EnosH ( Genesis 4:26 J [1] , Genesis 5:6-11 ), Enos ( Luke 3:38 ). In the days of Enosh men began to ‘call with the name of J″ Cainan - Son of Enos and father of Mahalaleel
Cainan - Son of Enos; aged 70 when he begat Mahalaleel; he lived 840 years more, and died at 910 (Genesis 5:9-14; 1 Chronicles 1:2)
Fathers - In a sort of appendix (Sirach 49:14-16) are given Enoch (again), Joseph, Shem, Seth, Enos, Adam
Prayer - In Seth's days, when Enos (frailty) was born to him, "men began to call upon the name of Jehovah. "...
The name Enos embodies the Sethites' sense of human frailty urging them to prayer, in contrast to the Cainites' self sufficient "pride of countenance" which keeps sinners from seeking God (Acts 13:2-345)
Man - 7:13-14: “I saw in the night visions, and, behold, one like the Son of man [4] came with the clouds of heaven. 30:6); ‘enos, “man” (Job 4:17); and ‘adam, “man” (Job 14:10)
Enoch - And Enos lived, and died. Adam, and Seth, and Enos, and Cainan, and Mahalaleel, and Jared all lived, they simply lived on, after they had had children born to them, and then died
Person, Personhood - ...
Another Hebrew word used for humankind is Enos [2]
Chronology - After the births of their oldest sons, Adam, 800; Seth, 807 in Hebrew, but 700 and 707 in the Septuagint; thus, the totals come to the same, Adam (930), Seth (912), in both Hebrew and Septuagint Similarly, in the case of Enos, Cainan, Mahalaleel