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Lexicon :: Strong's H7014 - qayin

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Part of Speech
proper gentilic noun, proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
The same as קַיִן (H7013) (with a play upon the affinity to קָנָה (H7069))
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TWOT Reference: 2017,2016

Strong’s Definitions

קַיִן Qayin, kah'-yin; the same as H7013 (with a play upon the affinity to H7069); Kajin, the name of the first child, also of a place in Palestine, and of an Oriental tribe:—Cain, Kenite(-s).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's H7014 in the following manner: Cain (17x), Kenite (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's H7014 in the following manner: Cain (17x), Kenite (1x).
proper masculine noun
  1. Cain = "possession"

    1. eldest son of Adam and Eve and the first murderer having murdered his brother Abel

      proper gentilic noun
  2. Kenite = "smiths"

    1. the tribe from which the father-in-law of Moses was a member and which lived in the area between southern Palestine and the mountains of Sinai

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קַיִן Qayin, kah'-yin; the same as H7013 (with a play upon the affinity to H7069); Kajin, the name of the first child, also of a place in Palestine, and of an Oriental tribe:—Cain, Kenite(-s).
† II. קַ֫יִן proper name
1. of a people (see StaG i. 151 f. MeyEntstehung 115; compare Arabic proper name, of family bdb088313 Nabataean, Sinaitic proper name, masculine and feminine קינו; tribe of smiths?); — tribe of Mose's father-in-law Judges 4:11 (compare קֵינִי Judges 1:16), Καινα LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Κειν; akin to Midian (Numbers 10:29 P), settled among Amalekites in south of Canaan (see קֵינִי); prophesied against by Balaam Numbers 24:22 (קָ֑יִן; J E); — see also קֵינִי
2. location הַקַּ֫יִן in southern Judah (a settlement of II.ק׳ 1 ?); — Joshua 15:57, [Ζακαν]αειμ, A [Ζανω] Ακειμ, LXX of Lucian (Lag.) [Ζανου] Ακεν; possibly= Yŭḳîn southeast from Hebron [RobBR ii.85] (see BuhlGeogr. 162 f. who, however, compare קִינָה Joshua 15:22).

† III. קַ֫יִן proper name, masculine Cain, Kain eldest son of Adam and Eve (explanation Genesis 4:1 from קָנָה acquire; but in fact = II. ק׳, as heros eponymos, according to Wecompare11 StaG 285 ff. BuUrg. 193 HolzGenesis 50f. especially StaZAW xiv (1894), 250 ff.; xv (1895), 157 ff., CheEncy. Bib. CAIN); — ק׳ Genesis 4:1, 2, 3, 5 (twice in verse); Genesis 4:8 (twice in verse); Genesis 4:9, 13, 15 (twice in verse); Genesis 4:16, 17, קָ֑יִן Genesis 4:6; Genesis 4:24; Genesis 4:25 (all J).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


4:1; 4:1; 4:2; 4:3; 4:5; 4:6; 4:8; 4:9; 4:13; 4:15; 4:16; 4:17; 4:24; 4:25


10:29; 24:22


15:22; 15:57


1:16; 4:11


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7014 matches the Hebrew קַיִן (qayin),
which occurs 18 times in 15 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:1 - And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, H7014 and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:2 - And she again bare his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain H7014 was a tiller of the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:3 - And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain H7014 brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:5 - But unto Cain H7014 and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain H7014 was very wroth, and his countenance fell.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:6 - And the LORD said unto Cain, H7014 Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:8 - And Cain H7014 talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain H7014 rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:9 - And the LORD said unto Cain, H7014 Where is Abel thy brother? And he said, I know not: Am I my brother's keeper?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:13 - And Cain H7014 said unto the LORD, My punishment is greater than I can bear.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:15 - And the LORD said unto him, Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, H7014 vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold. And the LORD set a mark upon Cain, H7014 lest any finding him should kill him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:16 - And Cain H7014 went out from the presence of the LORD, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:17 - And Cain H7014 knew his wife; and she conceived, and bare Enoch: and he builded a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:24 - If Cain H7014 shall be avenged sevenfold, truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:25 - And Adam knew his wife again; and she bare a son, and called his name Seth: For God, said she, hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain H7014 slew.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:22 - Nevertheless the Kenite H7014 shall be wasted, until Asshur shall carry thee away captive.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:57 - Cain, H7014 Gibeah, and Timnah; ten cities with their villages:

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