Cainan (Hebrew: קינן, Qēnān; Greek: Καϊνάμ, Kaïnam; "possession, metalsmith," or more likely "Name means::sorrow, dirge, elegy") (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.
Cainan had a son, Mahalaleel, at age 70
and died at the age of Life span::910 years
old, in 1235 AM
"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
- ↑ Missler, Chuck. "Meaning of the Names in Genesis 5." Koinonia House Online. Accessed December 25, 2007.
- ↑ James Ussher, The Annals of the World, Larry Pierce, ed., Green Forest, AR: Master Books, 2003 (ISBN 0890513600), pgh. 15
- ↑ Ussher, op. cit., pgh. 16
- ↑ Ussher, op. cit., pgh. 26