A son of Javan (Gen. 10:4), whose supposed descendants settled in Cyprus and became sea traders (Num. 24:24). In the Dead Sea scrolls the Chaldeans (Kittim) are named as the last of the oppressing gentile [[➝ Gentiles]] powers against whom the faithful ‘Sons of Light’ wage war. The Kittim of the scrolls are probably to be identified as the Romans.

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  • KITTIM — (Heb. כִּתִּיִּים ,כִּתִּים, the final mem possibly a suffix and not a plural ending), the name of a place and its inhabitants. In the table of nations Kittim is mentioned among the sons of Javan and the brothers of elishah (Gen. 10:4). Josephus… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Kittim — (or Chittim) in the genealogy of Genesis 10 in the Hebrew Bible, is the son of Javan, the grandson of Japheth, and Noah s great grandson. The city of Larnaca, (Greek: Λάρνακα, Turkish: Larnaka) on the west coast of Cyprus, was known in ancient… …   Wikipedia

  • Kittim — est un nom qui figure dans la liste des quatre fils de Yavane bien qu il se présente toujours au pluriel dans les écritures bibliques (Genèse 10:4). Il s agit de Tarshish et des îles de la Méditerranée. La ville de Larnaca, (en grec: Λάρνακα, en… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kittim — Kittim,   im Alten Testament erwähntes Volk (z. B. 1. Mose 10, 4), das in Jesaja 23, 1.12 mit (seinem Mutterland ?) Tyrus in Verbindung gebracht wird. Wie Funde aus Arad im südlichen Palästina erkennen lassen, wurden als Kittim auch griechische… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • KITTIM — regnavit apud Ianigenas, relicto in Celtiberis Rege filio Sicoro, quem Kittim Ianigenae suâ linguâ ob mentis excellentiam vocavêrunt Italum Atlanta. Hic filiam suam Electram Camboblasconi, Ianigenarum Principi dedit coniugem, et Romam filiam suam …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Kittim — Die biblische Bezeichnung Kittim wird meist als das Königreich Kition auf der Mittelmeerinsel Zypern gedeutet.[1] Der Begriff scheint jedoch auch allgemein den Westen bezeichnet zu haben. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Hebräische Quellen 1.1 Bibel …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kittim —    (Gen. 10:4). (See Chittim.) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Kittim Silva — es un pastor neopentecostal. Prologuista de unos 100 libros. Autor de una cincuentena de libros sobre la pastoral, el liderazgo, la homilética y otros temas. Ha ministrado en cinco continentes y en 40 países. Fundador y Director de la Clínica… …   Wikipedia Español

  • PESHER — (Heb. פֵּשֶׁר), word meaning interpretation. It occurs only once in the Hebrew Bible: Who is as the wise man? and who knoweth the interpretation of a thing? (Eccl. 8:1). However, the Aramaic word peshar occurs 31 times in the Aramaic portion of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Sons of Noah — This T and O map, which abstracts that society s known world to a cross inscribed within an orb, remakes geography in the service of Christian iconography and identifies the three known continents as populated by descendants of Shem (Sem), Ham… …   Wikipedia

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