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Kinah
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Kinah (Place)
KINAH (PLACE) [Heb qı̂nâ (קִינָה)]. A town (Josh 15:22) mentioned in a list of cities (Josh 15:21–62) which presumably derives from the time of Josiah. The LXX, which reads kina in the Codex Alexandrinus and, by metathesis, Ikam in the Codex Vaticanus, perhaps also refers to this site in addition to
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Kinah
Kinah. Town in the Negeb of Judah (Jos 15:22), perhaps named after the Kenites who lived in the area (Jgs 1:16). According to a letter discovered at Arad, troops were sent from Kinah to reinforce Ramoth-negeb against an Edomite attack. The ancient name is preserved in Wadi el-Qeini, in the eastern Negeb.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Kinah
Kinah kīʹnə, kē-năʹ [Heb. qînâ]. A city allotted to the tribe of Judah during the Conquest (Josh. 15:22). It probably received its name from the Kenites, who established settlements in southern Judah (cf. 1 S. 27:10). The city list in Josh. 15 locates it “in the extreme South, toward the boundary
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Kinah
KINAH Town in the Negev of Judah (Jos 15:22), perhaps named after the Kenites who lived in the area (Jgs 1:16). According to a letter discovered at Arad, troops were sent from Kinah to reinforce Ramoth-negev against an Edomite attack. The ancient name is preserved in Wadi el-Qeini, in the eastern Negev.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Kinah
KINAH. A city on the southern border of Judah, toward Edom (Josh 15:22). The name (Qı̂nâ) suggests a settlement of the Kenites (q.v. Qênı̂). The name may survive in that of the Wadi el-Qeini in the region between Arad and Sodom. It is mentioned as a fortress near Arad on an ostracon dated c. 600 b.c.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Kinah
Kinah (Heb. qɩ̂nâ)A city in the southern portion of the territory allotted to Judah (Josh. 15:22), probably associated with the Kenites (Heb. “smith[ville]”). The site is probably located along the Wadi el-Qeini near Arad.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Kinah
Kinah [kīˊnə] (Heb. qînâ “smith[ville]”). A city in the southern portion of the territory allotted to Judah (Josh. 15:22), probably associated with the Kenites. Although the site has not been determined, it is probably located along the Wâdī el-Qeini near Arad.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Kinah
Ki´nah (lamentation), a city of Judah, on the extreme south boundary of the tribe, next to Edom. Josh. 15:22.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Kinah
KI´NAH (kîʹna; “lamentation dirge”). A city in the extreme S of Judah toward Edom (Josh. 15:22). Kinah is located at the head of Wadi el Keini.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Kinah
Kinahan elegy, a city in the extreme south of Judah (Josh. 15:22). It was probably not far from the Dead Sea, in the Wady Fikreh.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Kinah
KINAH [KIGH nuh] (lamentation) — a city on the southern boundary of Judah, probably not far from the Dead Sea (Josh. 15:22).