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Reference: Kanah


1. A brook which separated Ephraim and Manasseh, and fell into the Mediterranean north of Joppa, Jos 16:8; 17:9.

2. A town in the tribe of Asher, Jos 19:24,28. See CANA.

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reedy; brook of reeds. (1.) A stream forming the boundary between Ephraim and Manasseh, from the Mediterranean eastward to Tappuah (Jos 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 (Jos 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.

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1. A bound of Asher, next "great Zidon" (Jos 19:28), Perhaps Ain Kana, eight miles S.E. of Sidon (Saida).

2. The river dividing between Manasseh on the N. and Ephraim on the S. (Jos 16:8; 17:9). Wady Kanah is too far S. Wady Khassab, "the reedy stream," beginning at Nablus, is more in the right position, and means like Kanah "reedy."

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1. A 'brook' or wady in the borders of Ephraim (Jos 16:8; 17:9) which has been identified (doubtfully) with Wady Kanah near Shechem (N

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Ka'nah River.

Brook between Ephraim and Manasseh. Jos 16:8; 17:9. Identified with Wady Kanah, 32 9' N, 35 E.

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(a place of reeds).

1. One of the places which formed the landmarks of the boundary of Asher; apparently next to Zidon-rabbah, or "great Zidon."

Jos 19:28

2. The river, a stream falling into the Mediterranean, which formed the division between the territories of Ephraim and Manasseh, the former on the sought, the latter on the north.

Jos 16:8; 17:9

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