Perizzites


Perizzites
A group of inhabitants of Canaan (Gen. 15:20) who were defeated by Joshua (Josh. 11:3, 23), as forecast by Moses (Deut. 20:17).

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  • PERIZZITES — (Heb. פְּרִזִּי), pre Israelite inhabitants of Palestine, who lived in the neighborhood of Shechem (Gen. 13:7; 34:30; Josh. 17:15; Judg. 1:4, 5), in particular in Bezek (Khirbat Ibzīq, northeast of Shechem). The Perizzites are listed among the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Perizzites — villagers; dwellers in the open country, the Girgashite Canaanite 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… …   Wikipedia

  • Perizzites —    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 …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Biblical Hittites — The Hittites (also Hethites) and children of Heth are a people or peoples mentioned in the Hebrew Bible. They are listed in Book of Genesis as second of the twelve Canaanite nations, descended from one Heth (חת ḤT in the consonant only Hebrew… …   Wikipedia

  • Perizzite — The Perizzites are a group of people mentioned many times in the bible as having lived in Palestine before the arrival of the Jews.HistoryThe bible mentions a specific group of people who lived in the Promised land for many generations, from the… …   Wikipedia

  • Ritual Decalogue — Part of a series on The Bible …   Wikipedia

  • Exodus 3 — 1 Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father in law, the priest of Midian: and he led the flock to the backside of the desert, and came to the mountain of God, even to Horeb. 2 And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out …   The King James version of the Bible

  • Judges 1 — 1 Now after the death of Joshua it came to pass, that the children of Israel asked the LORD, saying, Who shall go up for us against the Canaanites first, to fight against them? 2 And the LORD said, Judah shall go up: behold, I have delivered the… …   The King James version of the Bible

  • List of Biblical names — This is a list of names from the Bible, mainly taken from the 19th century public domain resource: : Hitchcock s New and Complete Analysis of the Holy Bible by Roswell D. Hitchcock, New York: A. J. Johnson, 1874, c1869.Each name is given with its …   Wikipedia

  • Hivites — The Hivites were one of the sons of Canaan according to the Table of Nations in Genesis 10. We know of the Hivites primarily as one of seven main people groups living in the land of Canaan upon the arrival of the Hebrews in the book of Joshua.… …   Wikipedia


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