Kanah: Reedy; brook of reeds.
1. A stream forming the boundary between Ephraim and Manasseh, from
the Mediterranean eastward to Tappuah
(Joshua 16:8) It has been
identified with the sedgy streams that constitute the Wady
Talaik, which enters the sea between Joppa and Caesarea. Others
identify it with the river' Aujeh.
2. A town in the north of Asher
(Joshua 19:28) It has been identified
with 'Ain-Kana, a village on the brow of a valley some 7
miles south-east of Tyre. About a mile north of this place are
many colossal ruins strown about. And in the side of a
neighbouring ravine are figures of men, women, and children cut
in the face of the rock. These are supposed to be of Phoenician