Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And Cain knew his wife; and she conceived, and bare Enoch: and he builded a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch.

Enoch

Bible References

Enoch

Genesis 5:18
Jared lived one hundred and sixty-two years, and became the father of Enoch.

And he

Genesis 11:4
They said, “Come, let us build for ourselves a city, and a tower whose top will reach into heaven, and let us make for ourselves a name, otherwise we will be scattered abroad over the face of the whole earth.”
Ecclesiastes 2:4
I enlarged my works: I built houses for myself, I planted vineyards for myself;
Daniel 4:30
The king reflected and said, ‘Is this not Babylon the great, which I myself have built as a royal residence by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?’
Luke 17:28
It was the same as happened in the days of Lot: they were eating, they were drinking, they were buying, they were selling, they were planting, they were building;

The name

2 Samuel 18:18
Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and set up for himself a pillar which is in the King’s Valley, for he said, “I have no son to preserve my name.” So he named the pillar after his own name, and it is called Absalom’s Monument to this day.
Psalm 49:11
Their inner thought is that their houses are forever
And their dwelling places to all generations;
They have called their lands after their own names.