Canaanite


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Canaanite

1. a member of an ancient Semitic people who occupied the land of Canaan before the Israelite conquest
2. the extinct language of this people, belonging to the Canaanitic branch of the Semitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family
3. (in later books of the Old Testament) a merchant or trader (Job 40:30; Proverbs 31:24)
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Gianto, treating the Canaanite scribes' practice of glossing as an element of their use of a foreign language (Akkadian), develops a taxonomy of the glosses in the Byblos Amarna letters, in "Amarna Lexicography: The Glosses in the Byblos Letters," in The Lexicography of the Ancient Near Eastern Languages, SEL 12 (1995): 65-73.
ONE OF THE MOST PASSAGES THAT REQUIRE US TO circumvent Jesus humanity is the story of the Canaanite woman with the sick daughter.
This implies that in the absence of the population that chose to settle east of the Jordan, the rest of the tribe of Manasseh had sufficient alternative land so that they had no real incentive to go up against the fortified Canaanite cities.
Summary: The British Museum's excavation team in Sidon have recently unearthed a new grave containing human skeletal remains belonging to a Canaanite warrior, archeology expert and field supervisor Claude Doumet Serhal told The Daily Star on Monday.
Summary: The International Committee for the Safeguarding of Tyre announced on Wednesday the launching of the League of Phoenician, Canaanite and Punic Cities.
The epigraphic record for the tenth century in the central and southern Canaanite interior is woefully sparse.
For now, suffice it to say that Jesus' encounter with the Canaanite woman demonstrates again the controversies and the problems of deciding in versus out.
And the Canaanite, the King of Arad who dwelt in the Negev heard that Israel came by way of Atarim and he fought against Israel and took some of them captive.
The Cultural week included theatrical performances such as Saladin, which was produced in 2009, in addition to visual arts activities, art exhibitions and galleries, book fairs, and artistic performances, in addition to the performance of Canaanite Iliad by the Ornina troupe.
Ashkelon's archaeological park has a treasure; a Canaanite gate from the walled city that gave the modern city its name.
On specific issues and events in Israelite history the following are examples of differing interpretations as espoused by Finkelstein and Mazar: In debating the origins and emergence of Israel in Canaan, Finkelstein follows the indigenous Canaanite theory, identifying early Israelites as descendants of local Canaanites who were part of an ongoing process of sedentarization and nomadization.