(Kaʹin) [possibly, smith].
1. A name employed in a proverbial utterance of Balaam to refer to the tribe of the Kenites. (Num. 24:22) It is rendered “the Kenites” at Judges 4:11.—See KENITE.
2. A city in the mountainous region of Judah. (Josh. 15:1, 48, 57) It is identified with Khirbet Yaqin, about three and a half miles (5.6 kilometers) SE of Hebron.