the Week of Proper 19 / Ordinary 24
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #3641 - כַּלְנוֹ
Calneh or Calno = “fortress of Anu”
1) a city of Babylonia named among the cities of Nimrod
1a) maybe modern ‘Niffer’
2) an Assyrian city near Aleppo
2a) maybe same as 1 since it was captured by Assyria in the 8th century BC
כַּלְנֶה Amos 6:2, probably = כַּלְנוֺ Isaiah 10:9 proper name, of a location city (conquered by Assyria under Sargon ?) possibly = כַּנֶּה (q. v.) Ezekiel 27:23, ᵐ5 omitted in Amos 6:2, Ξαλαννη Isaiah 10:9; perhaps = Kullani (Wkl Geschichte. Babylonian 225) i.e. (Tomkins PSBA Jan. 1883,61) Kullanhou, near Aleppo, conquered by Tiglath-Pileser III in 738 (COT ii, 195); or (Di) Kunulua (KG217 KB i, 107), southeast of Antioch (compare Dr Amos 6:2).
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