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kanah


kanah


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Kanah 
  reedy;  brook  of  reeds.  (1.)  A  stream  forming  the  boundary 
  between  Ephraim  and  Manasseh,  from  the  Mediterranean  eastward  to 
  Tappuah  (Josh.  16:8).  It  has  been  identified  with  the  sedgy 
  streams  that  constitute  the  Wady  Talaik  which  enters  the  sea 
  between  Joppa  and  Caesarea.  Others  identify  it  with  the  river' 
  Aujeh 
 
  (2.)  A  town  in  the  north  of  Asher  (Josh.  19:28).  It  has  been 
  identified  with  'Ain-Kana,  a  village  on  the  brow  of  a  valley 
  some  7  miles  south-east  of  Tyre.  About  a  mile  north  of  this 
  place  are  many  colossal  ruins  strown  about  And  in  the  side  of  a 
  neighbouring  ravine  are  figures  of  men,  women,  and  children  cut 
  in  the  face  of  the  rock.  These  are  supposed  to  be  of  Phoenician 
  origin. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Kanah,  of  reeds