The 7 Nations of Canaan 0 (0)

The 7 Nations of Canaan We know next to nothing of the earliest inhabitants of the land of Canaan. There were the Rephaim (a race of giants), the Anakim or sons of Anak (also giants, “long necked ones”), and the Avim or Avites (dwellers in ruins) who lost their land…

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Canaanites 0 (0)

Canaanites During the time of Joshua the Canaanites dwelt west of the Jordan River. They inhabited the lowlands, the coastal plain from Sidon and Tyre to Gaza, and the Jordan Valley. Canaan, the Grandson of Noah Canaan was the name of the country where the man Canaan and his descendants…

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Amorites 0 (0)

Amorites The Amorites lived in the Hill Country west of the Dead Sea. In Old Testament times they established 2 kingdoms east of the Jordan, which were Og king of Bashan, and Sihon king of Heshbon. The Amorites were descendants of Emer, the Fourth Son of Canaan, the son of…

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Hittites 0 (0)

Hittites The Hittites (children of Heth) dwelt in the land of Canaan during the time of Abraham in the Hill Country around Hebron and in the south. The Hittites were numerous and powerful and became a threat to Egypt and even Assyria. There has been much light shed on the…

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Jebusites 0 (0)

Jebusites Like the Amorites the Jebusites also dwelt in the Hill Country but they were in the area in and around Jerusalem, which was originally referred to as Jebus (trodden). The Hebrew word for Jebusite is “yebusi”, and the Jebusites inhabited Jerusalem during the time of Joshua. Joshua was commanded…

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