Birth: Genesis 10:6

Death: (not stated)

Father: Ham

Mother: (not named)

Brothers: Cush, Mizraim, Put

Sons: Sidon, Heth, more

Post-Flood lineage: Noah > Ham > Canaan

According to Genesis 10, Canaanite nations included: the Hittites, Jebusites, Amorites, Girgashites, Hivites, Arkites, Sinites, Arvadites, Zemarites and Hamathites.
These people settled the region east of the Mediterranean Sea and west of the Jordan River that was known as Canaan.

During his journey to Egypt, Abraham was promised the land of Canaan to his offspring - Genesis 12:1-7. After Moses freed the Israelites, he led them to the fringe of Canaan. Joshua fought the battles to bring Jacob's descendants into the land foretold to Abraham with kings David & Solomon expanding the Jewish lands at the zenith of their power. Not all the Canaanites were killed throughout time. 2 Chronicles 8:7-9:
7. All the people left from the Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites (these peoples were not Israelites),
8. that is, their descendants remaining in the land, whom the Israelites had not destroyed--these Solomon conscripted for his slave labor force, as it is to this day.
9. But Solomon did not make slaves of the Israelites for his work; they were his fighting men, commanders of his captains, and commanders of his chariots and charioteers.

Modern day countries that reside in the region of Canaan include Israel & the West Bank.

Canaan (NIV only)

Acts 7:11;13:19

Simon, the Canaanite (King James only)

Matthew 10:4
Mark 3:18

Canaan (King James and NIV)

Canaanite (King James and NIV)

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