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  • Amalekites (A-Z entry)

    A nomadic people, whose ancestor was regarded by the Hebrews as Esau ( Gen. 36: 15–16 ), and who occupied part of the Promised ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Ammon (A-Z entry)

    Ammon and the Ammonites make up one of the national groups east of the Jordan River mentioned by the Bible as enemies or subjects ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Ammon (A-Z entry)

    A tribal state located to the east of the Jordan River ( Map 1:Y‐Z4 ) that played a marginally significant role in the history ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Ammonites (A-Z entry)

    Inhabitants of land east of the River Jordan (= modern state of Jordan, whose capital is Amman): there was intermittent warfare between Israel and ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Amorites (A-Z entry)

    The Amorites were among the original inhabitants of Canaan before the Israelite conquest , along with Hittites , Canaanites, Jebusites , and others ( ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Amorites (A-Z entry)

    The term Amorite is the English rendering of the Hebrew word 'ĕmorî , which is derived in turn from the Akkadian Amurrūm or Amurr-ī-um ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • amphictyony (A-Z entry)

    A word borrowed from institutions in classical Greece and applied by some historians of Israel to its supposed organization before the monarchy as a ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Araunah (A-Z entry)

    A Jebusite who owned a threshing floor ( 2 Sam. 24: 16 ). A pestilence which had ravaged the land to punish David for ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Asher (A-Z entry)

    The second son of Jacob and Zilpah , Leah 's maid ( Gen. 30.12 ), and one of the twelve tribes of Israel Genesis ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Bashan (A-Z entry)

    A fertile area east of the Jordan whose fat cattle were proverbial ( Amos 4: 1 ). Once ruled by Og ( Num. 21: ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Bedouin (A-Z entry)

    an Arab nomad; in general, a member of a nomadic desert tribe.

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Benjamin (A-Z entry)

    The youngest son of Jacob , by Rachel ; Joseph 's full brother; and the ancestor of the tribe of Benjamin. The name means ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Canaanites (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Canaanites (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    There are several ways to distinguish the ancient Canaanites: as people who lived in Canaan (Lebanon, southern Syria, Israel, and Transjordan); people who spoke ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Chaldeans (A-Z entry)

    The Chaldeans were a group of tribes first clearly attested in the ninth century bce in southern Mesopotamia. The name Chaldeans comes from the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Cimmerians (A-Z entry)

    Since Classical Antiquity it has been believed that the Cimmerians were the early inhabitants of the Pontic steppes, preceding the Scythians there, although an ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • citadel (A-Z entry)

    a stronghold or fortress, whether standing alone or serving as the inner fortification of a city.

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Dan (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Dan (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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