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Kenaz or Knaz - hunter - is the name of several persons in the Hebrew Bible. קְנָז "Hunter", Standard Hebrew Qənaz, Tiberian Hebrew Qənaz / Qənāz

  • A son of Eliphaz and a grandson of Esau. He was an Edomite leader. (Genesis 36:11, 15, 42). He may have been the ancestor of the Kenezites.
  • 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, Kenaz obviously being Caleb's stepfather.
  • Caleb's grandson. (1 Chr. 4:15)

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