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Hebrew: קְנָת —transliteration: Kenath or Qenath —possible meaning: possession

This is an ancient city of Gilead, east of the Jordan River.

It was captured by Nobah, who called it by his own name.

And Nobah went and took Kenath, and the villages thereof, and called it Nobah, after his own name. —Numbers 32:42 KJV

1 Chronicles 2:23 KJV

It has been identified with Kunawat, on the slopes of Mount Hauran (Mount Bashan), 60 miles east from the south end of the Sea of Galilee.

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Article Version: June 13, 2024