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Akan [N]

(sharp sighted ), son of Ezer, one of the "dukes" or chieftains of the Horites, and descendant of Seir. ( Genesis 36:27 ) He is called JAKAN in ( 1 Chronicles 1:42 )

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Akan'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.


a'-kan (`aqan, "twisted"):

A son of Ezer, a descendant of Esau of Seir (Genesis 36:27). He is called Jaakan in 1 Chronicles 1:42. The King James Version margin has Jakan.

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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'AKAN'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.