Cainan or Kenan - biblical character disambiguation
Cainan could refer to the following people.
- 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.
- Canaan ben Ham - Grandson of Noah who is sorely cursed (Gen. 9:18-27).
- 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.
- Land of Cainan