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.
same as Kenah
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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