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Cun meaning

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🔼The name Cun in the Bible

The name Cun (or as some translations have it: Chun) appears only once in the Bible. It's the name of one of two Aramean towns (the other being Tibhath) from which king David levied a huge amount of bronze from which his son Solomon would construct the laver, the pillars and utensils for the temple.

David could do so after he had defeated king Hadadezer of Zobah and his allies, the Arameans of Damascus (1 Chronicles 18:8). In 2 Samuel 8:8 these two towns are called Betah and Berothai.

🔼Etymology of the name Cun

The name Cun is identical to the adjective כון (ken) meaning right or true, from the verb כון (kun), meaning to establish or fix:

🔼Cun meaning

For a meaning of the name Cun, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Founding and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes Firm, Choice. BDB Theological Dictionary does not translate our name but does confirm it is identical to the adjective כונ (ken).

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