Cabbon to Careah
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Cabbon
Heap up, hilly, the builder
Strong's #H3522

Cabbon was a city given to the tribe of Judah as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Joshua 15:40

Cabul
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Caesarea
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Caesarea Philippi
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Caiaphas
The dell, as comely
Strong's #G2533

Caiaphas, a Sadducee, was the Roman-appointed High Priest of Jerusalem's temple from 18 to 36 A.D. He conspired to have Jesus killed and officially condemned him to death before the Sanhedrin.

References
Matthew 26:3, 26:57, Luke 3:2, John 11:49, 18:13 - 14, 24, 28, Acts 4:6

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Cain
Smiths
Strong's #H7014

Cain was Adam and Eve's firstborn son. Jealously of his younger brother Abel drove Cain to murder him in cold blood. God's punishment was to curse him and make him a vagabound. He also set a mark on Cain so that others would think twice before attempting to override his judgment on him.

The Bible also mentions a city named Cain that was given to the tribe of Judah after the Israelites came into the Promised Land.

References
Genesis 4, Joshua 15:57, Hebrews 11:4, 1John 3:12, Jude 1:11

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Cainan
Possession, fixed
Strong's #H7018

References
Genesis 5, Luke 3:36 - 37

Calah
Vigor
Strong's #H3625

Calah was one of the cities built by Nimrod on the east bank of the Tigris River.

References
Genesis 10:11 - 12

Calcol (Chalcol)
Sustenance, sustaining
Strong's #H3633

Calcol is also translation Chalcol in 1Kings 4:31.

References
1Chronicles 2:6, 1Kings 4:31

Caleb
Dog, forcible
Strong's #H3612

Caleb is the name of at least three Old Testament people. The most well known of these, along with Joshua, were the only individuals of their generation to enter into their inheritance in the Promised Land.

Caleb's inheritance in Canaan was the fields and villages surrounding Hebron.

References
Joshua 14:14, 15:13 - 18, 21:12, Judges 1, 3:9, 1Samuel 25:3, 30:14, 1Chronicles 2, 4:15, 6:56

Calneh (Calno)
Fortress of Anu
Strong's #H3641

Calneh and Calno are derived from the same Hebrew word. Calneh was one of the several cities built by Nimrod in the land of Shinar.

References
Genesis 10:10, Amos 6:2, Isaiah 10:9

Calvary
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Camon
Raised, elevation
Strong's #H7056

Camon was a city in Gilead where Jair, who Judged Israel from 1079 to 1057 B.C., was buried.

References
Judges 10:5

Cana
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Canaan
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Candace
Prince of servants
Strong's #G2582

References
Acts 8:27

Capernaum
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Caphtor
Wreath shaped island, a crow
Strong's #H3731

Caphtor was the original home of the Philistines.

References
Deuteronomy 2:23, Jeremiah 47:4, Amos 9:7

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Cappadocia
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Carchemish
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Careah
Bald
Strong's #H7143

References
2Kings 25:23

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