Canaan (כְנַעַן, khena'an). Surveys the history and importance of Canaan. A description of the geography, history, and significance of the place and its peoples and their relevance to the Bible.
Promised Land Part of God’s covenant with Israel through Abraham (Gen 12:1, 7; 13:15–17; 15:12–21). The promise is inherited by Isaac (Gen 26:3), Jacob (Gen 28:4, 13; 35:12), Joseph (Gen 48:4), and the rest of Jacob’s sons (Gen 46:1–4; 50:24). This land, resembling the Eden that God’s people had lost,