possession; smith. (1.) The fourth antediluvian patriarch, the eldest son of Enos. He was 70 years old at the birth of his eldest son Mahalaleel, after which he lived 840 years (Gen. 5:9-14), and was 910 years old when he died. He is also called Kenan (1 Chr. 1:2). (2.) The son of Arphaxad (Luke 3:36). He is nowhere named in the Old Testament. He is usually called the "second Cainan."
And cainan lived after he begot Malaleel, eight hundred and forty years, and begot sons and daughters.
And all the days of cainan were nine hundred and ten years, and he died.
The latter also inserts after Arphaxad a cainan who was one hundred and thirty years old at the birth of Salah.
cainan, when he had lived nine hundred and ten years, had his son Malaleel, who was born in his hundred and seventieth year.