Canaanite


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a member of an ancient Semitic people who occupied Canaan before it was conquered by the Israelites

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the extinct language of the Semitic people who occupied Canaan before the Israelite conquest

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And behold, a Canaanite woman of that district came and called out, "Have pity on me, Lord, Son of David!
SIDON, Lebanon: New excavations at Sidon's Freres archaeological site have unearthed two ancient tombs of Canaanite warriors dating back to the 19th century B.C., shedding light on some of the ancient southern port city's history.
(10) Second, the Canaanite El is portrayed in the Ugaritic texts with characteristics that are similar to El in the biblical texts.
A notable omission is the Canaanites; the editors argue, rather unconvincingly, that Israel was from this region, and thus it would be somewhat redundant.
Yahweh had defeated the Canaanite and Philistine gods by bringing them into the Promised Land and providing the richness of the land.
He then encounters not just a gentile, but a Canaanite at that-the Jews' 'old-time enemies.' It is in this context that we see the conversation of faith between Christ and the mother.
Albright, "Mesopotamian Elements in Canaanite Eschatology," in P.
Comparing herself to the Canaanite woman obviously suggests her own humility, and she immediately intensifies the suggestion by referring to her unworthiness and sinfulness (62-63).
"The Canaanite Gospel: A Meditation on Empire, 88 Monologues" is a collection of religious and humorous musings from Carlo Parcelli who presents his own take on the early days of Christianity, the events in Judea that gave birth to the new testament and the legends of Christ and his apostles.
"Do not search for the Canaanite in you to prove that you exist," Darwish advises, before reviewing that same history, ancient and modern, in a work that acknowledges contradictions, dualities, and oppositions active in terrain leveled "according to the dimension of a sacred myth armed to the teeth." The catastrophe has taught him that there are at least two people in jail: the jailed and the jailer.
They attributed "Canaanite" wickedness to their American, African, and Asian enemies, then exterminated them, noting that in doing so they had emulated God's chosen conqueror, Joshua.
The international letters written in Semitic Accadian language on clay tablets that had been sent by Canaanite officials to the Egyptian government officials in Amarna City during the 18th Dynasty rule sheds more light on the Canaanites relations with the Egyptians.
Many current psalmic commentaries discuss the (possible) Canaanite origins of this psalm and then apply one or several modern critical approaches--literary, rhetorical, or linguistic.
In ancient times it was home to the kingdom of the Moabites, who were probably Canaanite tribes which settled there around the 14th century BC.