CANAAN; CANAANITESka'-nan, ka'-nan-its (kena`an; Chanaan): 1. Geography 2. Meaning of the Name 3. The Results of Recent Excavations 4. History(1) Stone Age(2) Bronze Age(3) A Babylonian Province(4) Jerusalem Founded(5) The Hyksos(6) Egyptian Conquest(7) Tell el-Amarna Tablets 5. The Israelitsh Invasion 6. Culture 7. Art 8. Commerce 9. Art of WritingLITERATUR... View Details
GILEAD (1)gil'-e-ad (ha-gil`adh, "the Gilead"): The name is explained in Genesis 31:46, 51, as derived from Hebrew gal, "a cairn," and `edh, "witness," agreeing in meaning with the Aramaic yegharsahadhutha'. The Arabic jilead means "rough," "rugged."(1) A city named in Hosea 6:8; Hosea 12:11, possibly to be identified with Gilead near to Mizpah (Judges 10:17... View Details
ISRAEL, KINGDOM OF" I. THE FIRST PERIOD1. The Two Kingdoms2. The Ist Dynasty3. The IInd Dynasty4. Civil WarII. PERIOD OF THE SYRIAN WARS1. The IIIrd Dynasty2. World-Politics3. Battle of Karkar4. Loss of Territory5. Reform of Religion6. Revolution7. The IVth Dynasty8. Renewed Prosperity9. AnarchyIII. DECLINE AND FALL1. Loss of Independence2. Decline3. Extinct... View Details
SHILOH (2)(The most usual form is shiloh, but it appears 8 times as shilo, and 3 times as Shilow; Selo, Selom): A town in the lot of Ephraim where Israel assembled under Joshua at the close of the war of conquest (Joshua 18:1). Here territory was allotted to the seven tribes who had not yet received their portions. A commission was sent out to "describe the... View Details
Gad, a tribe of Isr.
|fortune,| a Bab. god.
a son of Jacob, also his tribe and its territory, also a prophet
|behold a son!| oldest son of Jacob, also his desc.
Moses, a leader of Israel who led the Israelites out of Egypt.
Lord [N] [B] [S]
There are various Hebrew and Greek words so rendered.
Heb. Jehovah, has been rendered in the English Bible LORD, printed in small capitals. This is the proper name of the God of the Hebrews. The form "Jehovah" is retained only in Exodus 6:3 ; Psalms 83:18 ; Isaiah 12:2 ; 26:4 , both in the Authorized and the Revised Version.&nb... View Details
Manasseh [N] [H] [S]
who makes to forget. "God hath made me forget" (Heb. nashshani), Genesis 41:51 .
The elder of the two sons of Joseph. He and his brother Ephraim were afterwards adopted by Jacob as his own sons ( 48:1 ). There is an account of his marriage to a Syrian ( 1 Chronicles 7:14 ); and the only thing afterwards recorded of him is, that his grandchildren were "... View Details