(descendants of Jebus), The, were descended from the third son of Canaan. (Genesis 10:16; 1 Chronicles 1:14) The actual people first appear in the invaluable report of the spies. (Numbers 13:29) When Jabin organized his rising against Joshua, the Jebusites joined him. (Joshua 11:3) “Jebus, which is Jerusalem,” lost its king in the slaughter of […]

-One of the tribes of Canaan De 7:1 -Land of, given to Abraham and his descendants Ge 15:21; Ex 3:8,17; 23:23,24; De 20:17; Ex 33:9; 34:10,11 -Conquered by Joshua Jos 10; 11; 12 -And Jos 24:11 -Conquered by David 2Sa 5:6-9 -Jerusalem within the territory of Jos 18:28 -Not exterminated, but they intermarry with the […]

The name of the original inhabitants of Jebus, mentioned frequently among the seven nations doomed to destruction (Gen. 10:16; 15:21; Ex. 3:8, 17; 13:5, etc.). At the time of the arrival of the Israelites in Palestine they were ruled by Adonizedek (Josh. 10:1, 23). They were defeated by Joshua, and their king was slain; but […]