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A city east of the Sea of Galilee; captured by Nobah the Manassite, who renamed it after himself (Num 32:42; 1 Chr 2:23).
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Kenath. Town in the Hauran taken by Nobah (Nm 32:42) but later lost to Geshur and Aram (1 Chr 2:23). It was a Canaanite city known from Egyptian execration texts of the 19th and 18th centuries bc. and from the conquest by Thutmose III and the Amarna letters. In the Hellenistic period it became one of
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
KENATH Town in the Hauran taken by Nobah (Nm 32:42) but later lost to Geshur and Aram (1 Chr 2:23). It was a Canaanite city known from Egyptian execration texts of the 19th and 18th centuries bc and from the conquest by Thutmose III and the Amarna letters. In the Hellenistic period it became one of the
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Kenath (kee´nath), an important city of Bashan guarding the desert highway from Rabbath-ammon to Damascus, located about fifty miles south-southeast of the latter. Mentioned in the Egyptian Execration texts, the annals of Thutmose II, and the Amarna correspondence, the city was conquered by Nobah of
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
KENATH. A Canaanite town in Gilead, at the NE border of Israel in the Hauran; for a time called Nobah, the name of one of its conquerors (Num 32:42; 1 Chr 2:23). Its importance in the 2nd mil. b.c. is indicated by its mentioned in the later Egyptian execration texts (c. 1825 b.c.), in a list of Thutmose
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
KENATH (Heb. qe‘nāṯ, ‘possession’). A city in N Transjordan taken from the Amorites by *Nobah, who gave it his name (Nu. 32:42), and later taken by *Geshur and Aram (1 Ch. 2:23). The name appears in several Egyp. texts of the 2nd millennium (cf. LOB, index). It is usually identified with the extensive
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Kenath [kēˊnăth] (Heb. qenāṯ “property”). A city in eastern Gilead. It was captured during the Conquest by the Manassehite chieftain Nobah, who renamed it after himself (Num. 32:42). But apparently the original name persisted when the city later fell into Syrian hands (1 Chr. 2:23). Known as Canatha
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
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