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Canaanite Religion
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Canaanite Religion
Canaanite Religion An overview of the gods and practices of Canaan and its inhabitants, and the effect of the Canaanite religion(s) on the Israelites and the biblical text.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Canaan, Religion of
CANAAN, RELIGION OF. The general geographical limitations of the ancient term “Canaan” are the territories of the modern states of Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, and a portion of S Syria. For a more specific discussion of the geographical range of Canaan, see CANAAN (PLACE).A. SourcesB. The Canaanite Pantheon
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Canaanite Deities and Religion
Canaanite Deities and Religion. Study of the polytheistic religion of the Canaanites has contributed much to our understanding of the religion of ancient Israel. The Hebrew theological and religious structures were given by God to a people who were influenced and affected by other religions. To appreciate
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Religions of the Biblical World: Canaanite (Syria and Palestine)
Religions of the Biblical World: Canaanite (Syria and Palestine) The general geographical limitations of the area covered in this article are the territories of the modern states of Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and Jordan. For further perspectives on this region, see Archeology of Syria and Palestine. The
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Canaan, Canaanite
CANAAN, CANAANITE Palestinian territory (the Promised Land) west of the Jordan River, settled by the Israelites at the time of Joshua’s leadership. Portions of southern Syria were also frequently considered part of Canaanite territory, the northern borders of which were never clearly defined. The pre-Israelite
Canaanite Deities and Religion
CANAANITE DEITIES AND RELIGION Study of the polytheistic religion of the Canaanites has contributed much to our understanding of the religion of ancient Israel. The Hebrew theological and religious structures were given by God to a people who were influenced and affected by other religions. To appreciate
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Canaan, Canaanite
The exposed bedrock (lower right of photo) reveals the partially excavated site of Khirbet Qana (prob. Cana of Galilee), situated on the lower slopes of the Bet Netofa ridge. (View to the NW.)Canaan, Canaanite kay′nuhn, kay′nuh-nit (כְּנַעַןH4046, gentilic כְּנַעֲנִיH4050; Χανάαν G5913 [KJV NT,
Dictionary of the Old Testament: Historical Books
Canaanite Gods and Religion
CANAANITE GODS AND RELIGIONThe Historical Books of the Hebrew Bible present the Israelites as taking over the land of the Canaanites, and Israelite religion as continuing to be in tension with the worship of Canaanite deities, in particular that of the god Baal. Not surprisingly, therefore, Canaanite
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
C. Canaanite Religions in the Old Testament and in Modern Analysis
C. Canaanite Religions in the Old Testament and in Modern AnalysisA single religion for the Canaanites is not assumed by the biblical writers, nor should it be by modern readers. There were various religious cults just as there were various population groups in the land. The term “Canaanite Religion”