Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary
Cain, the first son of Adam
Hebrew: קַיִן, qayin (H7014)
15 King James Bible Verses
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Here are Cain, Kenite and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word קַיִן mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance.
Strong's Number: H7014
Hebrew Base Word: קַיִן
Part of speech: Proper Name
Usage: Cain, Kenite(-s)
Literally: possession, smiths
Definition: Cain, the first son of Adam; Kajin, the name of a place in Palestine, and of a Middle Eastern tribe.
- (n pr m) eldest son of Adam and Eve and the first murderer having murdered his brother Abel.
- (n pr gent) 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.
Derived terms: The same as H7013 (with a play upon the affinity to H7069).
Comments: Cain means "possession," and Kenites means "smiths".
- Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: k’ɑˈjɪn̪
- Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: kɑˈjin
- Transliteration: qayin
- Biblical Pronunciation: ka-YIN
- Modern Pronunciation: ka-YEEN
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Bible Verses with קַיִן (H7014)
1 to 15 of 15 Verses
“And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the Lord.”
— Genesis 4:1
“And she again bare his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.”
— Genesis 4:2
“And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the Lord.”
— Genesis 4:3
“But unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.”
— Genesis 4:5
“And the Lord said unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen?”
— God, Genesis 4:6
“And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him.”
— Genesis 4:8
“And the Lord said unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And he said, I know not: Am I my brother's keeper?”
— God, Genesis 4:9
“And Cain said unto the Lord, My punishment is greater than I can bear.”
— Genesis 4:13
“And the Lord said unto him, Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold. And the Lord set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him should kill him.”
— God, Genesis 4:15
“And Cain went out from the presence of the Lord, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.”
— Genesis 4:16
“And Cain 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.”
— Genesis 4:17
“If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold.”
— Genesis 4:24
“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 slew.”
— Genesis 4:25
“Nevertheless the Kenite shall be wasted, until Asshur shall carry thee away captive.”
— Numbers 24:22
“Cain, Gibeah, and Timnah; ten cities with their villages:”
— Joshua 15:57
(End 1 to 15 of 15 Verses)
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