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
HARAN (2)ha'-ran (charan; Charhran): The city where Terah settled on his departure from Ur (Genesis 11:31 f); whence Abram set out on his pilgrimage of faith to Canaan (Genesis 12:1). It was probably "the city of Nahor" to which Abraham's servant came to find a wife for Isaac (Genesis 24:10). Hither came Jacob when he fled from Esau's anger (Genesis 27:43).... View Details
The original name of Abraham. He was married to Sarah and Father to Isaac.
|mountaineer,| a brother of Abram, also an Israelite
Lot [N] [H] [S]
Lot, (Heb. lot), a covering; veil, the son of Haran, and nephew of Abraham ( Genesis 11:27 ). On the death of his father, he was left in charge of his grandfather Terah (31), after whose death he accompanied his uncle Abraham into Canaan ( 12:5 ), thence into Egypt (10), and back again to Canaan ( 13:1 ). After this he separated from him and settled in Sodom ( 13:5-13 ). Th... View Details
Sarai [H] [S]
my princess, the name originally borne by Sarah ( Genesis 11:31 ; 17:15 ).
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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.