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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

No•ahˈnoʊ ə(n.)

  1. the patriarch who built a ship (No′ah's Ark′) in which he, his family, and animals of every species survived the Flood. Gen. 5–9.

    Category: Bible

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Noah(noun)

    the Hebrew patriarch who saved himself and his family and the animals by building an ark in which they survived 40 days and 40 nights of rain; the story of Noah and the flood is told in the Book of Genesis

Webster Dictionary

  1. Noah(noun)

    a patriarch of Biblical history, in the time of the Deluge

Freebase

  1. Noah

    In Abrahamic religions, Noah or Noé or Noach, was the tenth and last of the antediluvian Patriarchs. The story of Noah and the Ark is told in the Genesis flood narrative, and also told in Sura 71 of the Quran. The Biblical account is followed by the story of the Curse of Ham. Outside Genesis his name is mentioned in 1 Chronicles, Isaiah, Ezekiel, the Gospels of Matthew and Luke, Hebrews and the 1st and 2nd Epistles of Peter. He was the subject of much elaboration in later Abrahamic traditions, including the Qur'an.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Noah

    the patriarch of Scripture antiquity who, by the command of God, constructed an ark for the preservation of the human race and the dry-land animals during the prevalence of the deluge that would otherwise have swept all these forms of life away.

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