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Cainan

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Cainan (Hebrew: קינן, Qēnān; Greek: Καϊνάμ, Kaïnam; "possession, metalsmith," or more likely "Name means::sorrow, dirge, elegy"[1]) (Born::Tammuz 325 AM-Died::Tammuz 1235 AM) was the son of son of::Enos and the father of father of::Mahalaleel. He was born when Enos was 90 years old, in 325 AM.[2]

Cainan had a son, Mahalaleel, at age 70 (395 AM),[3] and died at the age of Life span::910 years old, in 1235 AM[4]

"And Cainan lived seventy years and begat Mahalaleel: And Cainan lived after he begat Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty years, and begat sons and daughters: And all the days of Cainan were nine hundred and ten years: and he died." - Genesis 5:12-14

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References

  1. Missler, Chuck. "Meaning of the Names in Genesis 5." Koinonia House Online. Accessed December 25, 2007.
  2. James Ussher, The Annals of the World, Larry Pierce, ed., Green Forest, AR: Master Books, 2003 (ISBN 0890513600), pgh. 15
  3. Ussher, op. cit., pgh. 16
  4. Ussher, op. cit., pgh. 26