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KAIN . 1. A city in the uplands of Judah ( Joshua 15:57 ), probably to be identified with the modern Khirbet Yakîn , on a hill S.W. of Hebron, with tombs, cisterns, and other traces of an ancient town. A neighbouring sanctuary is pointed out as the tomb of Cain. 2. A clan name = the Kenites (wh. see), Numbers 24:22 (RV [Note: Revised Version.] ), Judges 4:11 (RVm [Note: Revised Version margin.] ).

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Kain'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. 1909.

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