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Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature


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Ash´kenaz (Genesis 10:3), and Ashchenaz (Jeremiah 51:27), the name of a son of Gomer, son of Japhet, and of a tribe of his descendants. In Jeremiah it is placed with Ararat and Minni, provinces of Armenia; whence it is probable that Ashkenaz was a province of Armenia; or at least that it lay not far from it, near the Caucasus, or towards the Black Sea.





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Kitto, John, ed. Entry for 'Ashkenaz'. "Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature".

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