KAIN (Kaʹin) [from a root meaning “produce; acquire; buy”]. 1. A name employed in a proverbial utterance of Balaam to refer to the tribe of the Kenites. (Nu 24:22) It is rendered “the Kenites” at Judges 4:11.—See KENITE. 2. A city in the mountainous region of Judah. (Jos 15:1, 48, 57) It is identified with en-Nebi Yaqin, about 6 km (3.5 mi) SE of Hebron.