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Ashkenaz

ASHKENAZ

ash'-ke-naz ('ashkenaz):

The name occurs in Genesis 10:3; 1 Chronicles 16, in the list of the sons of Japheth as a son of Gomer. See TABLE OF NATIONS. It occurs also in Jeremiah 51:27 (the King James Version "Ashchenaz") in connection with the kingdoms of Ararat and Minni, which suggests a location about Armenia.


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