Calneh

Smith’s Bible Dictionary

“Calneh ” means fortress of Anu

Calneh : appears in (Genesis 10:10) among the cities of Nimrod. Probably the site is the modern Niffer . In the eighth century B.C. Caneh was taken by one of the Assyrian kings, and never recovered its prosperity. (Isaiah 10:9; Amos 6:2)

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