Kainam: Cainan, two ancestors of ChristOriginal Word: Καϊνάν, ὁ
Part of Speech: Proper Noun, Indeclinable
Phonetic Spelling: (kah-ee-nan')
Short Definition: Cainan
Definition: (Hebrew), Cainan, one of the ancestors of Jesus.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of Hebrew origin Qenan
Cainan, two ancestors of Christ
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 2536: Καιναν
Καιναν (so R G L both 1 and 2; Tr Καιναν in 1 and Tr text in 2, but Tr marginal reading Καϊνάμ in 2, WH Καϊνάμ 1 and 2; T Καϊνάμ both 1 and 2), ὁ (Hebrew קֵינָן a lance-maker (others, 'possessor' or 'possession')), Cainan;
2. son of Arphaxad, according to the Sept. of Genesis 10:24; Genesis 11:12; (1 Chronicles 1:18 Alex.), which Luke follows in Of Hebrew origin (Qeynan); Cainan (i.e. Kenan), the name of two patriarchs -- Cainan. see HEBREW Qeynan
Of Hebrew origin (Qeynan); Cainan (i.e. Kenan), the name of two patriarchs -- Cainan.
see HEBREW Qeynan
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 2536
Καινάμ — 2 Occ.
Luke 3:36 N
GRK: τοῦ Καινάμ τοῦ Ἀρφαξάδ
NAS: the son of Cainan, the son of Arphaxad,
KJV: Which was [the son] of Cainan, which was [the son] of Arphaxad,
INT: of Cainan of Arphaxad