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Lets take a look at Cain and his children throughout the scriptures.

Genesis 4:16
And Cain went out from the presence of the LORD, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.


Have you ever read in secular history about Sargon I of Akkad, also known as Sargon the Magnificent? If not, you might wish to obtain a copy of Mrs. Sidney Bristowe's compelling book titled "Sargon the Magnificent" in which she identifies Sargon as none other than Cain of Genesis who went forth into the land of the Sumerians and subdued them and founded the city of Babylon.

[17] 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.
One of the most common questions people ask is "Who did Cain marry?" The answer is that he married one of the women from the 6th day creation of Gen. 1:26. Again, if you would like to know more about the events in the beginning including the creation of the races, the formation of Adam and Eve, the fallen angels, the flood of Noah, etc., then see our studies on Genesis.

Let us now take our Strong's Concordance and look up the word "Cain".

Cain = Pqayinkah'-yin Strong's #7014
The same as H7013 (with a play upon the affinity to H7069); Kajin, the name of the first child, also of a place in Palestine, and of an Oriental tribe:—Cain, Kenite (-s).
The word "Kenite", a child of "Kayin", is a "transliteration" which is simply when you convert the letters of one language into the letters of another language. That differs from a "translation" where you convert a word to its meaning. The meaning of "Kenite" comes from the Hebrew word "Qayin" or "Kayin" who is known to us English speaking peoples as "Cain". You see, the letter "Koph" () in Hebrew which is the first letter in the name Kayin, Qayin, Cain, has the sound of a "K" or a "Q" or a hard "C", just like the "K" and "C" in the names Kathy and Cathy are pronounced exactly the same way in English. A Cain-ite, or Ken-ite in English, is therefore a son of, or descendent of, Cain (not to be confused with a Canaanite).

Here is Strong's definition of "Kenite":

Kenites = „ „" qeynŒy qŒynŒy kay-nee', kee-nee'  Strong's #7017
Patronymic from H7014; a Kenite or member of the tribe of Kajin:—Kenite.
So do not make this difficult. The children of Cain are simply called "Ken-ites" just as the children of Israel are called Israel-ites or the descendents of Moab are called Moab-ites. Got it? Then let's go to 1 Chronicles 2 and check out some descendants of both Israel and Kayin, i.e. Israelites and Kenites respectively.
1 Chron. 2:1
These are the sons of Israel; Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, Issachar, and Zebulun, [2] Dan, Joseph, and Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad, and Asher.
You can read the rest of the genealogies of the Israelites in chapter 2 on your own but when you get to the last verse (55) notice that there are some Non-Israelite families listed that are "affixed to" the house of Israel:
1 Chron. 2:55
And the families of the scribes which dwelt at Jabez; the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, and Suchathites. These are the Kenites that came of Hemath, the father of the house of Rechab.
Yes, they survived Noah's flood!
Do NOT overlook what "duty" these sons of Cain have among the tribes! They are scribes!
scribe = ˜sapharsaw-far' Strong's #5608
A primitive root; properly to score with a mark as a tally or record, that is, (by implication) to inscribe, and also to enumerate; intensively to recount, that is, celebrate:—commune, (ac-) count, declare, number, + penknife, reckon, scribe, shew forth, speak, talk, tell (out), writer.
By the way! You may be interested to know that by tracing the Kenites through the scriptures we are actually doing what Rev. 13:18 instructs us to by "counting" the number of the beast, who is Satan himself, whom you now know is the father of the Kenites who became scribes!

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 Want some wisdom? Here is how to get it:
Rev. 13:18
Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.
Notice how close the definition of the word "scribe" in Hebrew is to the word "count" in Greek.
count = psephizopsay-fid'-zo Strong's #5585
From G5586; to use pebbles in enumeration, that is, (genitive case) to compute:—count.
"Count" comes from the Greek word "psephos".
y  = psephos psay'-fos Strong's #5586
From the same as G5584; a pebble (as worn smooth by handling), that is, (by implication of use as a counter or ballot) a verdict (of acquittal) or ticket (of admission); a vote:—stone, voice.
Now, let's look at the word scribe again
scribe = ˜sapharsaw-far' Strong's #5608
A primitive root; properly to score with a mark as a tally or record, that is, (by implication) to inscribe, and also to enumerate; intensively to recount, that is, celebrate:—commune, (ac-) count, declare, number, + penknife, reckon, scribe, shew forth, speak, talk, tell (out), writer.


Almost sounds like a description of the 2000 Presidential election in Florida, doesn't it?  Nevertheless, to count the number of the beast is to "enumerate" pebbles, or "stones" worn smooth through handling, i.e. over a long period of time or service. Of course the number 666 gives it away and makes it very obvious that what we are to do is trace the Kenites as we are doing. Here is the Greek for 666 which is Satan's number (see appendix 10 in the Companion Bible):

666 =  chi xi stigma khee xee stig'-ma Strong's #5516
The 22nd, 14th and an obsolete letter (G4742 as a cross) of the Greek alphabet (intermediate between the 5th and 6th), used as numbers; denoting respectively 600, 60 and 6; 666 as a numeral:—six hundred threescore and six.
Let us read again 1 Chron. 2:55.
1 Chron. 2:55
And the families of the scribes which dwelt at Jabez; the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, and Suchathites. These are the Kenites that came of Hemath, the father of the house of Rechab.
These "scribes" who affixed themselves to the tribes of Israel would eventually work their way into the temple and ascend from the position of temple "servants" to that of the Levitical Priesthood, including the office of the High Priest. That is why Jesus Christ would say to the disciples in Mat. 23 that the scribes and Pharisees were in charge, meaning they now sat in the seat of authority!

(In other words, decendants of Cain not only survived Noah's flood, but they now run the church of the people we call Jews today.)



Editor's Note: Let's be clear; We are not saying that all Jews are descendants of Cain/Satan! We are saying that many of the people we call Jews today are indeed descendants of Satan, through Cain.
Matthew 23:2
Saying,The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses' seat:
In other words, the Kenites were "running the church"! How in the world could that have happened? Let's review some history and find out:
Following Cyrus' decree in 426 BC to rebuild the temple in Jerusalem, Ezra and Nehemiah went back to Jerusalem, but they took with them only a REMNANT from the House of Judah. The rest of Judah, the majority of them, went north over the Caucasus Mountains with the other tribes of Israel and to this very day most of true Judah and Israel do not know who they are. The 10 so-called "lost" tribes of the House of Israel basically comprise the Christian nations of the world today, the largest being the USA, yet in their ignorance they call themselves gentiles.

It was during the trip back to Jerusalem that at one point Ezra stopped and gathered the people together and took a census. And guess what he found, or better yet, what he didn't find?  Read it yourself:

Ezra 8:15
And I gathered them together to the river than runneth to Ahava; and there abode we in tents three days: and I viewed the people, and the priests, and found there none of the sons of Levi.
There were no Levitical priests among them. NONE! So Ezra sent some Nethinims, who were temple helpers, back to Babylon to get some Real Ministers, some genuine Levites, for the house of God.
[17] And I sent them with commandment unto Iddo the chief at the place Casiphia, and I told them what they should say unto Iddo, and to his brethren the Nethinims, at the place Casiphia, that they should bring unto us ministers for the house of our God.
It was king Solomon who built the first temple and who first brought those non-Israelite temple workers, the Nethinims, into God's House. You can look up the definition of "Nethinim" in your Strong's Concordance, but here's a few excerpts from "The Dictionary of the Bible", John D. Davis, pg 537.
Nethinim, in A.V. Nethinims [given].
Temple servants or slaves given by David and the princes for the service of the Levites (Ezra 8:20). Prior to their appointment, similar functions seem to have been discharged by the Midianites, whom Moses gave over to the Levites (Num. 31:47), and at a subsequent period by the Gibeonites, whom Joshua assigned as hewers of wood and drawers of water for the house of God (Josh. 9:23). Even after the Nethinim were associated with them or superceded them, the number of the Nethinim may have been too small for the elaborate temple services instituted by David's son and successor, and been increased; for we find in the books of Ezra (2:55-58) and Nehemiah (7:57-60) the children of Solomon's servants, i.e. slaves, mentioned after and numbered with the Nethinim.  Although they were organized by David, it was probably under a different name; for the word Nethinim occurs only in the books of Ezra and Nehemiah, with a solitary passage in 1 Chron. 9:2. They discharged the more menial duties required by the temple worship. Of the Nethinim and the children of Solomon's servants, 392 returned from captivity with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:58; Neh. 7:60), and 220 more with Ezra (Ezra 8:17-20).
Now pay close attention to these next two sections.
The Nethinim seem to have been naturalized foreigners rather than people of true Israelite descent (1 Chron. 9:2. Ezra 2:59; Neh. 7:61), and several of the names on the list of their leading men have a foreign aspect (Ezra 2:43-54; Neh. 7:46-56)...

The children of Tabbaoth and Keros, and of Solomon's servants the children of Sophereth (Ezra 2:43,44,55), which mean the children of rings, of the weaver's comb, and of the scribal office, apparently denote the official duties in the temple which the men of these classes discharged.

That's correct. Foreigners, i.e. kenites, became the scribes for the lazy Levites. It would be these scribes that would work their way "up the ladder", so to speak, and eventually sit in the seat of Moses by the time Christ arrived at His first advent.
Some of them lived on Ophel, a southern prolongation of the temple hill...
The tower of Ophel, where these kenites lived, was above the conduit through which the water from the Virgin Fountain flowed into the Pool of Siloam. So even though these false shepherds of the sons of Cain were in charge of the temple, the Living Water flowed right beneath them. Talk about symbolic?
Holding an official position at the temple, although the office was menial, they were exempt from imperial taxation (Ezra 7:24).
Now there's a surprise! Kenites avoiding taxes! Just shows there is nothing new under the sun.
They seem to have adopted with some cordiality the covenant made at the instance of Nehemiah to worship Jehovah (Neh. 10:28,29).
They embrace the gods of money, power and ego! But at least now you should have a little better understanding of the mixing in of the kenites into the temple. This is important because although they were "foreigners" the major portion of these kenites would later falsely claim to be of Judah, of the seed of Abraham!

Let us go one more verse in Ezra:

Ezra 8:18
And by the good hand of our God upon us they brought us a man of understanding, of the sons of Mahli, the son of Levi, the son of Israel; and Sherebiah, with his sons and his brethren, eighteen;
Well, they did what Ezra asked them to. The Nethinim brought back some Levites, but they did not come back with very many. And although these Levites would serve in the temple for some time, by the time Christ would walk this earth the sons of Cain will have taken over. In fact, Caiaphas the high priest would actually be appointed by the Roman governor.


Editor's question: When we are ask, to count the number of the beast, aren't we are really being ask to count the number of Cain's/Satan's descendants living among us?

Rev. 13:18
Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.



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