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kı̄´na ( קידה , ḳı̄nāh ): An unidentified town on the southern boundary of Judah, toward Edom ( Joshua 15:22 ). The word ḳı̄nāh means "elegy," "dirge," "lament for the dead." The name, however, may have been derived from the Kenites, קידי , who had settlements in the South (1 Samuel 27:10 , etc.).

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Kinah'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. 1915.

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