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CAINAN

1. Son of Enos, and father of Mahalaleel, Genesis 5:9; 1 Chronicles 1:2.

2. Son of Arphaxad and father of Salah, Luke 3:36. This Cainan, however, is not named in the three Old Testament genealogies, Genesis 10:24; 11:12; 1 Chronicles 1:24, nor in any ancient version. The name occurs in two places in the Septuagint, an early Greek version; and some suppose that copyists of Luke’s gospel inserted the name, in order to agree with the Septuagint.


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These dictionary topics are from American Tract Society Bible Dictionary published in 1859. Public Domain, copy freely.

Bibliography Information
Rand, W. W. "Entry for 'CAINAN'". "American Tract Society Bible Dictionary".
<http://classic.studylight.org/dic/ats/view.cgi?number=T406>. 1859.

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