Amalek

Synonyms:
Amalek, a-ma-LAYK, עֲמָלֵק
Amalek (Wikipedia)
Illustration from Phillip Medhurst Collection depicting Joshua fighting Amalek (Exodus 17).

Amalek (Hebrew: עֲמָלֵק‬, Amaleq, Arabic: عماليق‘Amālīq) is a nation described in the Hebrew Bible as enemies of the Israelites. The name "Amalek" can refer to the nation's founder, a grandson of Esau; his descendents, the Amalekites; or the territories of Amalek which they inhabited.

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