Kinah, Ḳinah or qinah (plural kinoth, qinot, qinoth) is Hebrew for a dirge or lamentation. Its general meaning is a dirge or lament, especially as sung by Jewish professional mourning women. Specifically, it refers to a Hebrew elegy chanted traditionally on the Ninth of Ab. The Jerusalem Bible refers to Isaiah 47 as a qinah or "lament for Babylon". A. W. Streane suggests that Jeremiah 22:6-7, on the prophesied downfall of Jerusalem, is written " in Ḳinah metre". Kinah was also a city in the extreme south of Judah (Joshua 15:22). It was probably not far from the Dead Sea, in the Wady Fikreh.

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  • Kinah, Ḳinah or qinah (plural kinoth, qinot, qinoth) is Hebrew for a dirge or lamentation. Its general meaning is a dirge or lament, especially as sung by Jewish professional mourning women. Specifically, it refers to a Hebrew elegy chanted traditionally on the Ninth of Ab. The Jerusalem Bible refers to Isaiah 47 as a qinah or "lament for Babylon". A. W. Streane suggests that Jeremiah 22:6-7, on the prophesied downfall of Jerusalem, is written " in Ḳinah metre". Kinah was also a city in the extreme south of Judah (Joshua 15:22). It was probably not far from the Dead Sea, in the Wady Fikreh. Kinah is also the term for coins in the MMO game Aion: The Tower of Eternity. (en)
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  • Kinah, Ḳinah or qinah (plural kinoth, qinot, qinoth) is Hebrew for a dirge or lamentation. Its general meaning is a dirge or lament, especially as sung by Jewish professional mourning women. Specifically, it refers to a Hebrew elegy chanted traditionally on the Ninth of Ab. The Jerusalem Bible refers to Isaiah 47 as a qinah or "lament for Babylon". A. W. Streane suggests that Jeremiah 22:6-7, on the prophesied downfall of Jerusalem, is written " in Ḳinah metre". Kinah was also a city in the extreme south of Judah (Joshua 15:22). It was probably not far from the Dead Sea, in the Wady Fikreh. (en)
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