Calneh • Kalneh • Kalno
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Calno. Alternate name for Calneh, a city in northern Syria, in Isaiah 10:9.See Calneh #2.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
CALNO Alternate name for Calneh, a city in northern Syria, in Isaiah 10:9. See Calneh #2.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
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
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
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
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
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
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
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
CAL´NO (kalʹnō). A city referred to in Isa. 10:9 as offering futile resistance to the military power of Assyria. Doubtless the same as Calneh (no. 2).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
CALNO [KAL no] — a city conquered by the Assyrians (Is. 10:9). Isaiah the prophet reported the arrogant boast of the Assyrians, who said that just as Calno had fallen, so would Jerusalem. Calno is probably the same place as Calneh (Gen 10:10; Amos 6:2).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CALNEH; CALNO<kal’-ne>, <kal’-no> כַּנַלֶה (kalneh] (Amos 6:2), כַּלְנוֹ‎ [kalno] (Isaiah 10:9)): “Probably the Kulnia (Kullani) associated with Arpad and Hadrach, Syrian cities, in the Assyrian `tribute’ list (Western Asiatic Inscriptions, II, 53, number 3); Kullanhu about six miles from Arpad” (HDB,
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Calneh, Calno
Calneh, Calno kal′neh, kal′noh (כַּלְנֵהH4011; כַּלְנוֹH4012). TNIV Kalneh, Kalno. (1) One of the cities founded by Nimrod in Shinar and cited in association with Babel, Erech, and Akkad (Gen. 10:10). The location of the city, however, is unknown. As a result, some suggest a change in the vowel pointing
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