Kenaz; Kenez


ke'-naz, ke'-nez (qenaz "hunting"):

(1) A "duke" of Edom, grandson of Esau (Genesis 36:11,15,42; 1 Chronicles 1:36,53).

(2) Father of Othniel (Joshua 15:17; Judges 1:13; 3:9,11; 1 Chronicles 4:13).

(3) The unidentified qenaz of 1 Chronicles 4:15, who appears to be a descendant of (2). There is, however, some difficulty with the passage here.

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