• WordNet 3.6
    • n Canaanitic a group of Semitic languages
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In literature:

Canaanites held their heads high.
"Sally of Missouri" by R. E. Young
The Israelites entered Canaan as nomads, and their relation to the Canaanites was that which is here described.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
Feasts, dances and drunken orgies formed part of the worship of Baal and the other Canaanite divinities.
"The Preacher and His Models" by James Stalker
He was called a Prince of God by the Canaanites because he lived a true, faithful life.
"Child's Story of the Bible" by Mary A. Lathbury
However, David, the king of the Jews, ejected the Canaanites, and settled his own people therein.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 03" by Various
Blossoming Reed, daughter of Baibars and a Canaanite wife Baibars had stolen from the crusader stronghold in Sidon.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
Here, in all probability, was Baal-Gad, where the Canaanites paid their reverence to the waters that spring from underground.
"Out-of-Doors in the Holy Land" by Henry Van Dyke
Their neighbours the Moabites and Canaanites have already passed beyond it.
"History of Religion" by Allan Menzies
Buried deep in the earth the remains of many old Canaanite cities have been found.
"The Bible in its Making" by Mildred Duff
In the first book the Canaanites and Egyptians concern us only as they affect Abraham or Joseph.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus" by G. A. Chadwick
How would the hornets know a Canaanite?
"Mistakes of Moses" by Robert G. Ingersoll
Thomas accompanied the query by muttering 'Canaanites' several times in quick succession under his breath.
"The Passionate Elopement" by Compton Mackenzie
The term "Canaanite" seems to be derived from a Hebrew word, which also means zeal.
""Granny's Chapters"" by Lady Mary Ross
That the Canaanites also worshipped Dagon is proved by the names Beth-Dagon and Kaphar-Dagon, which occur near Joppa and Sichem.
"The History of Antiquity, Vol. I (of VI)" by Max Duncker
ASHERAH, the sacred tree erected beside Canaanite altars, wrongly translated in the A.V.
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)" by Various
A place from which the Canaanites were not driven.
"The Little Gleaner, Vol. X." by Various
How would the hornets know a Canaanite?
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 2 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Lectures" by Robert G. Ingersoll
The description of the conquest of the northern Canaanites is very similar to that of the south.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 5" by Various
Next in order of location we come to the =Canaanites= proper, or that branch of the descendants of Canaan which retained the family name.
"The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas" by Jesse L. Hurlbut
This was the first Canaanite city to be attacked and reduced by the victorious Israelites.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 3" by Various

In poetry:

Cease to lament! I can foresee
That thou hereafter known shalt be,
Among the men who follow me,
As Simon the Canaanite!
"The Golden Legend: III. A Street In Strasburg" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I saw him fight the Canaanites
And set God's Israel free.
I saw him when the war was done
In his rustic chair recline —
By his campfire by the sea,
By the waves of Galilee.
"The Booker Washington Trilogy" by Vachel Lindsay
Abraham, with honour and with wealth was bless'd —
The favour of his God — and with a son —
And all the lands the Canaanites possess'd —
Because he serv'd the Lord, and him alone.
"Advice To Serve God" by Rees Prichard

In news:

The Israelites are the Canaanites mentioned in the Bible and not a separate people.
Believing that some snakes spoke the Semitic language of the Canaanites, Egyptians included the magic spells in inscriptions on two sides of the sarcophagus in an effort to ward them off.