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Perizzites

Perizzites [N] [H]

villagers; dwellers in the open country, the Canaanitish nation inhabiting the fertile regions south and south-west of Carmel. "They were the graziers, farmers, and peasants of the time." They were to be driven out of the land by the descendants of Abraham ( Genesis 15:20 ; Exodus 3:8 Exodus 3:17 ; 23:23 ; 33:2 ; 34:11 ). They are afterwards named among the conquered tribes ( Joshua 24:11 ). Still lingering in the land, however, they were reduced to servitude by Solomon ( 1 Kings 9:20 ).

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Perizzites". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Perizzites [N] [E]

dwelling in villages
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Perizzites'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.