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Amorites

Amorites. The Amorites inhabited the land west of the Euphrates River, which included Canaan. In fact, the name “Amorite” means “westerner.” They spoke a dialect… Read More »Amorites

Wild oxen

Wild oxen (24:8) are believed to be the ancestors of domestic cattle. In the OT, the wild ox was a symbol of strength.

Aram

Aram. The pagan prophet Balaam described himself as being from Aram. Aram was a confederation of small towns in present-day Syria. It was named for… Read More »Aram

Tithing

Tithing. Various nations in ancient times practiced limited kinds of tithing, but Israel led the way in expecting the entire nation to support the priesthood… Read More »Tithing

Glory

God’s glory (14:21) refers to his measureless power and splendour.