Kenites means in the bible: Most likely a Midianite tribe descended from Abraham’s wife Keturah. Moses’ union with Jethro, the princess and priest of Midian and a prince, was also the cause of long-lasting friendship between Israelites Num and the Kenites. 24:21-22; Judg. 1:16; 4:11, 17; 5:24; 1 Sam. 15:6; 27:10; 30:29. One of the tribe’s sects or families, Rechabites was the Rechabites. 2:55.
(in Bible Dictionary)