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
Kaʹnah [reeds].1. The name of a brook, the boundary between Ephraim and Manasseh, and falling into the Mediterranean a little south of the ruins of Cæsarea (Josh. 16:8; 17:9).2. The name of a city in the tribe of Asher (Josh. 19:24, 28), and supposed to be the same as the New Testament Cana (John 2:1).
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KANAH kay´nuh [קָנָה qanah]. Meaning “reed.” 1. A river or stream mentioned in the book of Joshua (16:8; 17:9). It marked the boundary between the tribes of Ephraim and Manasseh. The river runs westward past Tappuah and is often identified with the Wadi Qanah.2. Part of the territorial apportionment