Jebusite

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Jebusite jeb′ū-zīt one of a Canaanitish race who long defied the Israelites from their stronghold on Mount Zion
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Usage

In literature:

And the angel of the LORD was by the threshingplace of Araunah the Jebusite.
"The King James Bible"
Had he remained in the city of the Jebusites, and not been so anxious for Gibeah, none of his troubles would have arisen.
"A Pair of Blue Eyes" by Thomas Hardy
The name of the city that was afterward called Jerusalem was originally Jebus, or Jebusi, and was the capital of the Jebusites.
"The Writings of Thomas Paine, Volume IV. 1794-1796." by Thomas Paine
After the downfall of the Egyptian Empire, a native tribe, the Jebusites, had moved into the deserted city.
"Ancient Man" by Hendrik Willem van Loon
The stronghold of the Jebusites was one of the last of the Canaanitish cities to surrender to the Israelites.
"Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations" by Archibald Sayce
It was this event, perhaps, which made Jerusalem a Jebusite city.
"Patriarchal Palestine" by Archibald Henry Sayce
E. CARSON (Jebusites) was inaudible everywhere.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 159, November 24, 1920" by Various
The name of the city that was afterward called Jerusalem was originally Jebus, or Jebusi, and was the capital of the Jebusites.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete" by Thomas Paine
The Moros compared to the Christians of Filipinas, are what the Jebusites are to the village of God.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898" by Various
And the angel of the Lord was by the threshing-place of Araunah the Jebusite.
"Biblical Extracts" by Robert Cooper
In the city the remnant of the Jebusites had been joined by inhabitants from the tribes of Judah and Benjamin.
"The History of Antiquity, Vol. II (of VI)" by Max Duncker
It is impossible to say whether the crime which led to these events was in any way due to bad influence exercised by the Jebusites.
"Judges and Ruth" by Robert A. Watson
The =Jebusites= lived in the mountains around their city Jebus, afterward Jerusalem.
"The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas" by Jesse L. Hurlbut
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