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Calneh
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Calneh
Calneh (כַּלְנוֹ‎, kalno/כַּלְנֵה‎, kalneh, Χαλαννη, Chalannē). The name of two sites—one in ancient Babylonia (Gen 10:10), and one in northwestern Syria/Aram (Amos 6:2; Isa 10:9).
Canneh
Canneh (כַּנֵּה‎, kanneh). A town mentioned in Ezek 27:23 in connection with Haran and Eden; identified as one of the places with which Tyre had commercial relations.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Calneh (Place)
CALNEH (PLACE) [Heb kalnēh (כַּלְנֵה)]. Var. CALNO. A city in Syria in the vicinity of Arpad and Aleppo (Isa 10:9; here Calno, Heb kalnô). The conquest of Calneh by Tiglath-pileser III in his 8th year of reign (738 b.c.) was of such significance that it served as the Assyrian eponym designation for
Canneh (Place)
CANNEH (PLACE) [Heb kannēh (כַּנֵּה)]. A N Mesopotamian city with whom Tyre traded in textiles (Ezek 27:23). Assyrian texts of the 8th and 7th centuries b.c. contain numerous references to individuals involved in economic transactions who are from Kannuʾ, a city whose precise geographical location is
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Calneh
Calneh. 1. Problematic kjv rendering in Genesis 10:10. In this context Calneh is associated with Babylon rather than with Syria. It has been suggested that the Hebrew word should be vocalized to read “all of them,” yielding the translation “all of them in the land of Shinar” (rsv).2. City identified
Calno
Calno. Alternate name for Calneh, a city in northern Syria, in Isaiah 10:9.See Calneh #2.
Canneh
Canneh. Alternate name for Calneh, a city in northern Syria, in Ezekiel 27:23.See Calneh #2.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Calneh
Calneh kal̀ne [Heb. kalneh, kalnê; Akk. kullanî, kulnia?; Gk. Chalannē]; CALNO kal̀no [Heb. kalnô] (Isa. 10:9). In the AV the name of the fourth city founded by Nimrod in the land of Shinar (Gen. 10:10), the three preceding ones being Babel, Erech, and Akkad; and in all English versions, a city
Canneh
Canneh kañə [Heb. kannēh; Gk. Chanaa]; NEB KANNEH. A place mentioned in Ezk. 27:23 together with Haran and Eden as cities with which Tyre had commercial relations. This is the only reference to Canneh, and the site is unknown. However, its association with Haran and Eden suggests that it was located
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Calneh
CALNEH1. City in Babylon (Gn 10:10).2. City identified as Kullani (Kullan Koy), about 20 miles (32.2 kilometers) north of Aleppo in northern Syria. This northern identification is hinted at in Isaiah 10:9, where Calno is associated with Carchemish, some 50 miles (80.5 kilometers) to the northeast,
Calno
CALNO Alternate name for Calneh, a city in northern Syria, in Isaiah 10:9. See Calneh #2.
Canneh
CANNEH Alternate name for Calneh, a city in northern Syria, in Ezekiel 27:23. See Calneh #2.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Calneh
Calneh (kal´neh), a north Syrian city located in the plain of Antioch. Calneh was the capital of the Neo-Hittite state of Unqi. It paid tribute to Assyria in the ninth century bce and was conquered and annexed to Assyria by Tiglath-pileser III in 738 bce. The city is referred to in Amos 6:2 and in Isa.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Calneh, Calno
CALNEH, CALNO. The name of a city or village in NW Syria referred to in Amos 6:2 and Isa 10:9. Calneh is often equated with Assyrian Kunalū˒a (Kinalū˒a), the present site of which is believed by some to be a large tell one mile E of Harim, the best identification still remains that of I. J. Gelb (cf.
Calno
CALNO. A city which had fallen to the Assyrians, cited as an example to Israel to the futility of offering resistance to them (Isa 10:9). This is probably the Kulnia associated with Arpad and Hadadezer in the Assyrian “tribute list.” It is also called Calneh (q.v.) and mentioned with Hamath in (Amos
Canneh
CANNEHMentioned only in Ezk 27:23. Located in Syria, it was connected with Haran and Eden as one of the places with which Tyre had commercial relations. The site is unknown. It is possibly the same as Calneh (q.v.).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Calneh, Calno
CALNEH, CALNO. 1. Calneh. The name of a city founded by Nimrod in the land of *Shinar (Gn. 10:10, av). Since no city of this name is known in Babylonia, some scholars propose to point the Heb. kullānâ, ‘all of them’, as in Gn. 42:36; 1 Ki. 7:37. This would then be a comprehensive clause to cover such
Canneh
CANNEH. The name of a settlement or town mentioned, with *Haran and *Eden, as trading with Tyre (Ezk. 27:23). The site is unknown, but the above association suggests the area of the middle Euphrates, and this has support from Assyr. documents of the 7th century bc.T. C. Mitchell.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Calneh
Calneh (Heb. kalnēh) (also CALNO)A city in the north of Aram-naharaim (Amos 6:2). Situated at the northern end of the Orontes, this area became a center for resisting Assyrian advance in the 8th century b.c.e. Tiglath-pileser III attacked the Urartian coalition in 743, then moved against the Neo-Hittite
Calno
Calno (Heb. kalnô) (also CALNEH)A north Syrian city captured by Tiglath-pileser III in 738 b.c.e. (Isa. 10:9). The location of Calno, called Kullanî in Assyrian inscriptions, has been identified with Kullan Köy, ca. 13 km. (8 mi.) NW of Aleppo. This former capital of the state of Unqi is called Calneh
Canneh
Canneh (Heb. kannēh)A Mesopotamian city that maintained trade relations with Tyre (Ezek. 27:23). Older attempts to identify it with Calneh (Amos 6:2) have been discredited.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Calneh
Calneh [kălˊnə] (Heb. kalnēh). One of the cities founded by Nimrod, in the land of Shinar (Gen. 10:10, KJV, NIV). According to the Talmud, Calneh was the important Babylonian city of Nippur, located between Babylon and Erech. Though Gen. 10:10 might very well describe this area, no positive identification
Calno
Calno [kălˊnō] (Heb. kalnô). A city mentioned at Isa. 10:9, which, like Carchemish, was taken by Tiglath-pileser III in 738 B.C. Calno, called Kullanî on Assyrian inscriptions, has been identified with modern Kullanköy, approximately 13 km. (8 mi.) northwest of Aleppo. Should the Calneh of
Canneh
Canneh [kănˊə] (Heb. kannēh). A Mesopotamian city that maintained trade relations with Tyre (Ezek. 27:23). Some suggest that it is the same as Calneh (Amos 6:2) or Calno (Isa. 10:9).
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Calneh
CALNEH One of the four original cities of Nimrod’s kingdom, mentioned together with Babel, Erech and Accad in Genesis 10:10). Its identification is not certain. Some suggest Nippur (modern Nifr), basing their theory on the Babylonian creation myth in which is related that Marduk was the founder of Babylon,
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Calneh
Cal´neh, or Cal´no (fortress of Anu), appears in Gen. 10:10 among the cities of Nimrod. Probably the site is the modern Niffer. In the eighth century b.c. Calneh was taken by one of the Assyrian kings, and never recovered its prosperity. Isa. 10:9; Amos 6:2.
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