THE SEVEN TRIBES of CANAAN
by Avram Yehoshua
'High ones' they were tall. Very prominent in the Land. Recorded by the
Akkadians in 2500 BCE that the land was called the land of the Amorites.
(the 1st dynasty of Babylon was Amorite: 1830-1550 BCE, with Hammurabi
being the most important king: 1728-1686.) Sihon and Og were kings in
Mosheh's day. Offered young to Molech. Proud.
Aggressive. Religion was a cross between Babylon and Egypt. Powerful.
1600 to 1200 BCE. Ishtar of Ninevah. (Acts 19:34: Diana of the
Ephesians). Covetous. their gods usually rode on the backs of animals or
were enthroned between them.
'to drag away violently. Hate. they dwelt in unwalled cities.
Arts and sciences. fertility cult. most debase; more than others. El was
the chief god noted for his gross crimes: murders his father and his
son. decapitates his daughter. Baal, son of El, god of thunder. Anat,
Astarte, Asherah: feminine goddesses of sex and war. Utterly immoral.
Temple prostitution; fornication. the Ras Shamra clay tablets describe
their pantheon of gods and goddesses. Mot was the god of death; Reshep
of pestilence, Shulman of health and Koshar of the arts and crafts.
To draw away; to entice. utterly immoral and corrupt. decadent, vile and
Impulsive, unwarlike, warmhearted. the Gibeonites were Hevites.
deceitful and false.
Warlike. held the city that would be named Yerushalaim, only when Kind
David, after Israel had been 400 years in the Land, was able to capture
The main characteristics of them all was pride and rebellion. As
followers of Yeshua we need to be aware that we are like them.
- Worship our conception of Yeshua, verses Yeshua Himself
- Our nature: revenge
- Willfulness: instead of submitting to Yeshua
- Pride: superior or inferior attitude toward others. insecurity
- Falsehood: honesty in all we do
- Sensuality: sex in our society is not unlike the land of Kena'an
- Control of our lives versus letting Yeshua be in control
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