For those that have not heard of the term "Kenite", it is a term that we who are children of the Most High God should be aware of. There are many scriptures in the New Testament that, although the term Kenite is not used, knowledge of and the understanding about them is extremely important.

The word kenite in the Old Testament is "Qeyniy" pronounced phonetically "kay-nee" and is Strongs reference number H7017 and comes from the root word "Qayin" pronounced "kah'-yin" and is Strongs reference number H7014 and is the first child of Eve, Cain.

To fully understand just who they are and where they come from, we have to do an in-depth exegesis of the subject in the bible.
One reference that is used is "tares". Example: Mat 13:25-40, the parable about the wheat and tares.
25 But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way.
26 But when the blade was sprung up, and brought forth fruit, then appeared the tares also.
27 So the servants of the householder came and said unto him, Sir, didst not thou sow good seed in thy field? from whence then hath it tares?
28 He said unto them, An enemy hath done this. The servants said unto him, Wilt thou then that we go and gather them up?
29 But he said, Nay; lest while ye gather up the tares, ye root up also the wheat with them.
30 Let both grow together until the harvest: and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the tares, and bind them in bundles to burn them: but gather the wheat into my barn.
34 All these things spake Jesus unto the multitude in parables; and without a parable spake he not unto them:
35 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter things which have been kept secret from the foundation of the world.
36 Then Jesus sent the multitude away, and went into the house: and his disciples came unto him, saying, Declare unto us the parable of the tares of the field.
37 He answered and said unto them, He that soweth the good seed is the Son of man;
38 The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked one;
39 The enemy that sowed them is the devil; the harvest is the end of the world; and the reapers are the angels.
40 As therefore the tares are gathered and burned in the fire; so shall it be in the end of this world.

In the above scriptures we have several terms that are either overlooked or not fully understood; Son of man, devil, children of the kingdom, children of the wicked one and of course wheat and tares.

I believe that we all know that the Son of man is in reference to Jesus Christ; the devil and the wicked one is Satan. But what does all of this mean? The devil is the wicked one and it is he who sowed the "tares". Are we to believe that the "tares" are literally children of Satan? In order to determine the answer to this question, we have to do some more "deep digging" in the Word of God!

If you will recall, Jesus is always contending with the scribes and Pharisees. A good example is in John chapter 8:
Jesus tells the Pharisees, "Ye are from beneath; I am from above: ye are of this world; I am not of this world."
38 I speak that which I have seen with my Father: and ye do that which ye have seen with your father.
39 They answered and said unto him, Abraham is our father. Jesus saith unto them, If ye were Abraham's children, ye would do the works of Abraham.
44 Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

We see in John 8 that Jesus refers to the Pharisees as being of the devil. The references in verse 44 are to Cain the murderer who was spawned by the devil and Satan who is the father of lies! WOW! That's a giant leap! Just how do we come to that conclusion?

To find the answer we have to go to 1Joh 3: 12 Not as Cain, who was of that wicked one, and slew his brother. And wherefore slew he him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother's righteous. Here we see a reference to Cain being of that wicked one, but we're not there yet. This might mean that Cain was just being influenced by Satan. And why were Cain's works evil?

Now we can go back to when and where it all started! What made Cain's works evil? We see in Genesis chapter 4 that Cain brought of his fruit of the ground an offering to God while Abel brought of the firstlings of his flock an offering to God. Just why was Abel's offering acceptable to God while Cain's was not? Well, we're almost there!

As being the first born Cain qualified for firstborn rights, IF he were Adam's son! But, was he? Now look at Adam's genealogy in chapter 5. Do you see Cain's name in Adam's genealogy? NO! If you look back in chapter 4 starting at verse 17 you will see CAIN's GENEALOGY! He has his own genealogy, why?

Just to digress for a short while, I ask is it possible for angels to spawn children? If you are not sure, look in the sixth chapter of Genesis.
6:1 And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them,
2 That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.
3 And the LORD said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years.
4 There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown.

Well, you say that it isn't possible for angel's to have sex! Didn't Jesus say when answering the Sadducees about the women whose wife she would be in after the resurrection?
Mat 22: Ye do err, not knowing the scriptures, nor the power of God.
30 For in the resurrection they neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are as the angels of God in heaven.

People say that this scripture PROVES that angels cannot nor do not have sex! Well, take a good look at the scripture. First of all the subject of the sentence are not the angels but the wife and seven brothers! Second, the angels neither marry, nor are given in marriage IN HEAVEN! In chapter six the sons of God took to themselves wives ON THE EARTH! And from this union came "NEPHIYL" , giants! So it is possible. These angels are the ones spoken of in Jude verse 6,
And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, he hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day.

Now let's go back to Cain. If one examines the scriptures carefully, you will see that Adam is never mentioned as being the father of Cain!
Gen 4:1 And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD.
2 And she again bare his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

So Adam knew his wife Eve and she bare Cain and then Abel. Notice that it does not say she bore twins! This is very important. But was Adam the father of both children of Eve? Ask anyone with a medical background and they will tell you it is possible to have twins born of two different fathers. And what exactly was the sin that Adam and Eve committed? Was it EATING of the fruit of the tree of the knowledge of Good and Evil or something else? If it were really eating of the fruit, why didn't they place "fig leaves" over their mouths to cover their sins? Why aprons?

Stay with me. There is a lot more that is going on that is overlooked, except if you check it out in the Hebrew. Go back one chapter to chapter 3.

There are four words that we are going to check out the meaning in the Hebrew. Four important words, beguiled, touch, tree and conception.

I am going to give the definitions from Strongs Concordance now and we will discuss them as we go through the scriptures.

1. tree; Genesis 3:3
H6086 -- 'ets, ates; from H6095; a tree (from its firmness); hence wood (plur. sticks):-- + carpenter, gallows, helve, + pine, plank, staff, stalk, stick, stock, timber, tree, wood.
H6095 -- 'atsah, aw-tsaw'; a prim. root; prop.(erly) to fasten (or make firm), i.e. to close (the eyes):--shut.
Conclusion: To close the eyes, shut them up to the truth! In Verse 5 the serpent said, ". . . your eyes shall be open." Clearly he deceived Eve.

2. conception; Genesis 3:16
H2032 -- herown, hay-rone'; or herayown, hay-raw-yone'; from H2029; pregnancy:--conception.
H2029 -- harah, haw-raw'; a prim. root; to be (or become) pregnant, conceive (lit. or fig.):--been, be with child, conceive, progenitor.

3. beguiled; Genesis 3:13 H5377 -- nasha', naw-shaw'; a prim. root; to lead astray, i.e. (mentally) to delude, or (morally) to seduce:--beguile, deceive, X greatly, X utterly.

4. touch; Genesis 3:3 H5060 -- naga', naw-gah'; a prim. root; prop. to touch, i.e. lay the hand upon (for any purpose; euphem., to lie with a woman); by impl. to reach (fig. to arrive, acquire); violently, to strike (punish, defeat, destroy, etc.):--beat, (X be able to) bring (down), cast, come (nigh), draw near (nigh), get up, happen, join, near, plague, reach (up), smite, strike, touch.
(See also Gen 20:6 for "touch".)

First of all know we all that Satan is a great deceiver and the father of lies.
So when Satan tempts Eve, and Eve says,
2 And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden:
3 But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.

Satan's response is:
Ye shall not surely die:
4 For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.

Now let us look at two words: First, "tree". It comes from the root word that can be translated "to shut the eyes". So the first lie, Satan said it would OPEN their eyes to know good and evil and would be as gods, but what it did instead was to close their eyes to the truth!

Second, "touch". The Hebrew word is a euphemism for "to lie with a woman".

So far we see that is they partook of the fruit of the tree, their eyes would be CLOSED TO THE TRUTH and we have a Hebrew euphemism for having sex. --- You don't believe that is what it means? OK, look at Gen 20:1-6 specifically verse 6:
Gen 20:6 And God said unto him in a dream, Yea, I know that thou didst this in the integrity of thy heart; for I also withheld thee from sinning against me: therefore suffered I thee not to touch her. The Hebrew word for touch [naga':H5060] here is the same word used in Gen 3:3. What do you think Abimelech wanted Sarah for, he wanted to know her "biblically".

Next we will look at the word, "beguiled" in verse 13:
13 And the LORD God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat.
Again we have a euphemism for "morally to seduce". You don't think that that definition applies here? Then look at what the apostle Paul says:
2 Cor 11: 2 For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.
3 But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtlety, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.

The word beguiled used here is the Greek word [exapatao:G1818] which means to seduce wholly.

The last word we want to check out is "conception" in verse 16: 16 Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.
Notice that in the Hebrew word for conception it also means "pregnancy". What conception or pregnancy are we talking about? Adam had not "known" Eve as of yet! but conception had already occurred! Conception is past tense.

Can a woman have two children at the same time that would have two different fathers? It is a known fact that this is not only possible but has happened several times.
This has happened just recently in the USA . SEE THE NOTE AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE.

I have given above an in-depth study of "Kenites", aka "tares", aka "children of the wicked one". They all stem from the "original sin in the garden", which involved sex not eating an apple!

The reason God did not find favor with Cain's offering in the fourth chapter of Genesis was because he was spawned by the devil! Notice what God said to Cain after he murdered Abel:
Gen 4: 7 If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door. And unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule over him.

Now to answer a question that people might ask: "Does this mean that the "Kenites or tares" are eternally lost because they are of Satan's seed? Absolutely not! God is "no respecter of persons". [This does not hold true for spirit beings, just those born of the flesh!] Therefore if in faith they accept Jesus Christ as their Lord and Saviour, ask forgiveness and repent of their sins they will be forgiven, accepted. Likewise if Cain had confessed and repented of his deed and did well in the eyes of God, he too would have been forgiven and accepted into the kingdom.

NOTE: Heteropaternal superfecundation

Heteropaternal superfecundation is very rare in humans, though more common in other animals (such as cats), and is extremely common in dogs, with stray dogs often whelping litters where every puppy is of a different father. This is primarily due to the predominance of 1:1 heterosexual partner pairings among humans.

A woman who has sexual relations with two or more men at short intervals within the same ovulatory period can be impregnated by both men.

There have been noted examples in the past. The first recorded case was made by John Archer, an American physician in 1810 and is discussed in Williams Obstetrics (1980). According to Archer, a white woman who had sex with a black man and a white man within a short time subsequently gave birth to twins-one white, one of mixed-race.

This is similar to some incidents of mixed twins. Other cases have been reported since, such as that of a Texas woman who gave birth to fraternal twins fathered by different men in June 2008. In that case, a DNA test concluded that there was a 99.999 percent chance that the twins had different fathers. The twins' mother acknowledged having had intercourse with more than one man in a short period of time close to the conception date.

Look up the phrase Heteropaternal superfecundation on the internet or in a dictionary. If you cannot find the phrase look up the word superfecundation for the definition.

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