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Cain

Cain  

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The elder son of Adam and Eve. Cain offered fruits of the earth (he was a farmer) to the Lord, but they were rejected; whereas his brother Abel offered meat, which was accepted (Gen. 4). How the ...
crafts.

crafts.  

Numerous crafts and industries developed during the medieval period, including textiles, the hide and leather industry, mining and metal processing, woodworking crafts of various kinds, food ...
Kenite

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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2003
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A nomadic Middle Eastern tribe. Some scholars have maintained that the theology of Moses was influenced by the Kenites through

Kenites

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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2010
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One of the groups in *Canaan before the Israelite occupation (Gen. 15: 19), to which Moses' wife's father belonged

Kenites

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The Oxford Companion to the Bible

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2004
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The Kenites are portrayed in biblical tradition as staunch supporters of Israel and Yahwism who were never fully incorporated into

Kenites

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The Oxford Guide to People and Places of the Bible

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2002
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The Kenites are portrayed in biblical tradition as staunch supporters of Israel and Yahwism who were never fully incorporated into

Negeb

Negeb  

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A dry area in the south of Judah through which were several roads of strategic importance; many villages were built there as defences. At the time of the Exodus Amalekites dwelt in the Negeb (Num. ...
Rechabites

Rechabites  

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A religious group in Israel, founded by Jehonadab, the son of Rechab, who persuaded Jehu to abolish Tyrian Baal worship (2 Kings 10). The Rechabites represented a protest against Canaanite ...
Tubalcain

Tubalcain  

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A forger of instruments of copper and iron (Gen. 4: 22) and a descendant of Cain. The Kenites were believed to derive their origins from him.

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