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ja'-kan (ya`kan, meaning not known; the King James Version, Jachan):
A chief of a family descended from Gad (1 Chronicles 5:13).
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'JACAN'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.