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Kanah
A brook on the boundaries of territory assigned to the tribes of Manasseh and Ephraim (Jos 16:8; 17:9).
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Kanah (Place)
KANAH (PLACE) [Heb qānâ (קָנָה)]. This name is used for both a town (Josh 19:28) and a river or stream (Josh 16:8; 17:9).1. The latter is usually identified with the Wadi Qanah, though Kallai (HGB, 153) has pointed out there is no proof of this. It is just the similarity of names (Robinson 1856: 3.135;
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Kanah
Kanah. 1. Brook forming Ephraim’s northern border and the southern border of Manasseh’s tribe (Jos 16:8; 17:9). It flowed westward, joining the Yarkon about five miles from the Mediterranean just north of the modern city of Tel Aviv (biblical Joppa). It is dry most of the year. Kanah is today called
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Kanah
1. The name of a brook (wadi, NEB “gorge”) forming part of the boundary between Ephraim and Manasseh (Josh. 16:8; 17:9). The border of Ephraim extended west from Tappuah to the brook Kanah, ending at the sea; the border of Manasseh from Tappuah “went down to the brook Kanah, south of the brook.” There
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Kanah
KANAH1. Brook forming Ephraim’s northern border and the southern border of Manasseh’s tribe (Jos 16:8; 17:9). It flowed westward, joining the Yarkon River about five miles (8 kilometers) from the Mediterranean just north of the modern city of Tel Aviv (biblical Joppa). It is dry most of the year. Kanah
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Kanah
Kanah (kay´nuh; Heb., “reed”).1 The Wadi Kanah, a small brook that filled with water only during the rainy season. Identified with modern Wadi Qanah, it formed part of the boundary between the tribes of Ephraim and Manasseh (Josh. 16:8; 17:9). It flowed generally west and southwest, joining the Yarkon
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Kanah
KANAH1. A brook (the Wadi Qanah) running westward from near Mount Gerizim, joining the Yarkon shortly before they enter the Mediterranean N of Joppa. It formed (connecting with a line from Tappuah westward) part of the boundary between Manasseh on the N and Ephraim and Dan on the S (Josh 16:8; 17:9).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Kanah
KANAH (Heb. qānâh). 1. A wadi running W from the watershed at the head of the Michmethath valley, 8 km SW of Shechem; its lower course was the boundary of Ephraim with Manasseh (Jos. 16:8).2. A town in the Lebanon foothills, assigned to Asher (Jos. 19:28); probably modern Qana, 10 km SE of Tyre.J.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Kanah
Kanah (Heb. qānâ)1. A stream that defined the boundary between the territories of Ephraim and Manasseh (Josh. 16:8; 17:9). In the biblical description, Kanah flows west from the Micmethath Valley across the Sharon Plain to the Mediterranean Sea. Kanah has been identified with Wadi Qanah, which now
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Kanah
Ka´nah (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.” Josh. 19:28.2. The river, a stream falling into the Mediterranean, which formed the division between the territories of Ephraim and Manasseh, the former
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Kanah
KA´NAH (kāʹna; “place of reeds”).1. A stream or “brook” that empties into the Mediterranean between Caesarea and Joppa after serving as a boundary between Ephraim and Manasseh (Josh. 16:8; 17:9). It is identified by some as the river Aujeh.2. A town N of Asher (Josh. 19:28), identified with modern
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Kanah
Kanahreedy; 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
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