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Meaning: a hunter
This was the name of three biblical men.
One of the sons of Eliphaz, the son of Esau
He became the chief of an Edomitish tribe (Genesis 36:11, 15, 42).
Caleb's younger brother, and father of Othniel (Josh. 15:17), whose family was of importance in Israel down to the time of David (1 Chr. 27:15).
Some think that Othniel (Judg. 1:13), and not Kenaz, was Caleb's brother.
Caleb's grandson (1 Chr. 4:15).