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Carmel
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Carmi
Gardener, my vineyard
Strong's #H3756

References
Genesis 46:9, Exodus 6:14, Numbers 26:6, Joshua 7:1, 18, 1Chronicles 2:7, 4:1, 5:3

Carpus
Fruit
Strong's #G2591

Carpus was a Christian, living in Troas, who was a trusted friend of Apostle Paul. See Carpus' listing in our people connected to Paul for more information.

References
1Timothy 4:13

Casiphia
Silvery
Strong's #H3703

Casiphia was a place in Babylon where Levite captives lived during the time of Ezra the prophet.

References
Ezra 8:17

Casluhim
Fortified
Strong's #H3695

Casluhim, based upon the table of nations found in Genesis 10, is one of Mizraim's sons. Mizraim was the son of Ham, one of the eight survivors of Noah's flood. The Bible records that the Philistines were descendants of Casluhim.

References
Genesis 10:14, 1Chronicles 1:12

Cedron
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Cenchrea
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Cephas
Stone, a rock
Strong's #G2786

Cephas is another name for Simon Peter, one of the original twelve apostles. Jesus gave him this name when they first met. The Apostle Paul is the only one in the New Testament, other than John, to refer to Peter as Cephas.

References
John 1:42, 1Corinthians 1:12, 3:22, 9:5, 15:5, Galatians 2:9

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Chaldea
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Charran
A mountaineer
Strong's #G5488

Charran is the Greek form of the Hebrew word for Haran. It is used in the New Testament to refer to where Abraham lived after leaving his hometown of Ur.

References
Acts 7:2, 4

Chebar
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Chedorlaomer
Handful of sheaves
Strong's #H3540

Chedorlaomer, the king of Elam, started the first recorded war in the Bible. He and his allies, following a path known as the King's Highway, conquer and plunder several cities and peoples. These include giants living in Bashan and those living in Sodom, Gomorrah, and the surrounding fertile lands.

Chedorlaomer's killing and pillaging spree continues unchallenged until Abraham and his band of 318 trained servants, along with Amorite allies, overcome the king near the city of Laish (Dan).

References
Genesis 14:1 - 17

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Chelub
Caged
Strong's #H3620

References
1Chronicles 4:11, 27:26

Chelubai
My caged one
Strong's #H3621

References
1Chronicles 2:9

Chemarims
Idolatrous priests
Strong's #H3649

References
Zephaniah 1:4

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