Canaan

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  • noun

Synonyms for Canaan

an ancient country in southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea

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It is generally agreed today that Sisera's name is definitely non-Semitic, neither Hebrew nor Canaanite, and that it may well have belonged to one of the "Sea Peoples", e.
The Israelites, emerging from the desert after their escape from Egypt, attack Canaanite cities, whose people are described by the biblical narrator as very wicked.
Palestine was called the Land of the Canaanites until the twelfth century B.
In fact, these Israeli scientists find it likely that the ancient Jews had Canaanite, Philistine, or Khazari origins.
This fresco joins others of Aegean style that have been uncovered during earlier seasons at the Canaanite palace in Kabri.
Summary: A newly created league bringing together ancient Canaanite, Phoenician and Punic cities held its second-ever convention last week in Byblos [Jbeil], pledging closer ties between member countries.
The city traces its roots to the Jebusites, Arab Canaanites who moved from the Arabian Peninsula and settled there.
Biblical Peoples and Ethnicity: An Archaeological Study of Egyptians, Canaanites, Philistines, and Early Israel, 1300-1100 B.
Servant of the Gods is a historical fiction novel that brings to life the events of the Song of Deborah, the Biblical story of how Deborah and Barak led an army to defeat the Canaanites and lay claim to Israel.
Biblical peoples and ethnicity; an archaeological study of Egyptians, Canaanites, Philistines, and early Israel, ca.
After all, as he reminds us, "Nowhere in Mein Kampfis there anything as explicit as the policy of killing Canaanites in Deuteronomy 7 and 20 and 1 Samuel 15" Islamic texts and traditions are no less bellicose.
Similarly, in the faith of God, Barak with a small army of infantry took on the whole army and 900 chariots of the Canaanites and defeated them.
That the state of Israel continues to open its gates to all manner of members of the Jewish faith, claiming a fictitious common ethnic or racial background, while closing the door before the displaced children of the Canaanites, is a travesty.
One is in Wright's way of handling Israel's conquest of the Canaanites.
In the deep shadows of the right wing the Canaanites await their long-delayed cue.