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Kenizzite [S]

  • The name of a tribe referred to in the covenant God made with Abraham ( Genesis 15:19 ). They are not mentioned among the original inhabitants of Canaan ( Exodus 3:8 ; Joshua 3:10 ), and probably they inhabited some part of Arabia, in the confines of Syria.

  • A designation given to Caleb (RSV, Numbers 32:12 ; A.V., Kenezite).

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Kenizzite". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

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