dwelling in villages

-One of the seven nations in the land of Canaan Ge 13:7 -Territory of, given to Abraham Ge 15:20; Ex 3:8; 23:23 -Doomed to destruction De 20:17 -Not all destroyed; Israelites intermarry with Jud 3:5-7; Ezr 9:1,2 -See [3028]CANAANITES

Villagers; dwellers in the open country, the Canaanitish nation inhabiting the fertile regions south and south-west of Carmel. “They were the graziers, farmers, and peasants of the time.” They were to be driven out of the land by the descendants of Abraham (Gen. 15:20; Ex. 3:8, 17; 23:23; 33:2; 34:11). They are afterwards named among […]