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Cainan or Kenan - biblical character disambiguation

Notable Individuals[]

Cainan could refer to the following people.

  1. Kenan (AKA: Qenan, Kainan or Cainan) 4th Genesis Patriarch as living before the Great Flood. He is also mentioned in the Genealogy of Jesus in Luke 3:36-37. Additionally, Kenan is also mentioned in Islam in the various collections of tales of the pre-Islamic prophets, which honor him in an identical manner.
  2. Canaan ben Ham - Grandson of Noah who is sorely cursed (Gen. 9:18-27).
  3. Another, postdiluvian Cainan is mentioned in the Septuagint, the Greek translation of the Book of Genesis, in the Book of Jubilees and in the Genealogy of Jesus in Luke 3.

Geography[]

  1. Land of Cainan
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