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Kinah

Kinah [N] [H]

an elegy, a city in the extreme south of Judah ( Joshua 15:22 ). It was probably not far from the Dead Sea, in the Wady Fikreh.

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Kinah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Kinah [N] [E]

same as Kenah
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Kinah'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

KINAH

ki'-na (qinah):

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


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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'KINAH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.