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Kenizzite, Kenezite

  1. 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.

  2. A designation given to Caleb (Revised Version, Numbers 32:12; Authorized Version, Kenezite).