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Canneh meaning

כנה

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🔼The name Canneh in the Bible

The name Canneh occurs only once in the Bible. The prophet Ezekiel mentions a city with this name in his elaborate lament over Tyre (Ezekiel 27:23). Most scholars equate Canneh with the city called Calneh by Amos and Calno by Isaiah (Amos 6:2, Isaiah 10:9).

🔼Etymology of the name Canneh

The name Canneh looks like it has to do with the verb כון (kana), meaning to betitle or give a nickname:

🔼Canneh meaning

For a meaning of the name Canneh, Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names reads Surname, Flattering Title. BDB Theological Dictionary doesn't interpret our name and NOBSE Study Bible Name List skips it all together.