merchant; trader; or that humbles and subdues

(Ca’nan) (low, flat). + The fourth son of Ham, (Genesis 10:6; 1 Chronicles 1:8) the progenitor of the Phoenicians [[337]Zidon, Or Sidon], and of the various nations who before the Israelite conquest people the seacoast of Palestine, and generally the while of the country westward of the Jordan. (Genesis 10:13; 1 Chronicles 1:13) (B.C. 2347.) […]

(lit. lowland), a name denoting the country west of the Jordan and the Dead Sea, and between those waters and the Mediterranean; given by God to Abraham’s posterity, the children of Israel. (Exodus 6:4; Leviticus 25:38) [[338]Palestina And Palestine]

-1. Son of Ham Ge 9:18 .Descendants of Ge 10:6,15; 1Ch 1:8,13 -2. Land of Ge 11:31; 17:8; 23:2 .Called THE SANCTUARY Ex 15:17 .Called PALESTINE Ex 15:14 .Called THE LAND OF ISRAEL 1Sa 13:19 .Called THE LAND OF THE HEBREWS Ge 40:15 .Called THE LAND OF THE JEWS Ac 10:39 .Called THE LAND OF […]

Mentioned in Isa. 19:18, denotes the language spoken by the Jews resident in Palestine. The language of the Canaanites and of the Hebrews was substantially the same. This is seen from the fragments of the Phoenician language which still survive, which show the closest analogy to the Hebrew. Yet the subject of the language of […]

(1.) The fourth son of Ham (Gen. 10:6). His descendants were under a curse in consequence of the transgression of his father (9:22-27). His eldest son, Zidon, was the father of the Sidonians and Phoenicians. He had eleven sons, who were the founders of as many tribes (10:15-18). (2.) The country which derived its name […]