Amorite



a member of one of the principal tribes, or nations, of Canaan before its conquest by the Israelites. II Sam. 12:26–31.
the Semitic language of the Amorites.
Historical Examples

The Amorite chieftain then questioned Sinuhe concerning his flight.
Archology and the Bible George A. Barton

The Egyptian language was understood at the court of the Amorite chieftain.
Archology and the Bible George A. Barton

In the Amorite period a wall 13 feet thick was erected at Gezer, in which towers were constructed about every 90 feet.
Archology and the Bible George A. Barton

Dagon, too, is held by some authorities to have been purely an Amorite divinity.
Myths & Legends of Babylonia & Assyria Lewis Spence

But Amorite kingdoms were established elsewhere on both sides of the Jordan.
Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations Archibald Sayce

The Amorite song of triumph has been preserved in the Book of Numbers.
Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations Archibald Sayce

The Amorite wall of Gezer was made of more regular stones than the wall of the Egyptian period.
Archology and the Bible George A. Barton

Amorite tribes and kingdoms were to be found in all parts of Palestine.
Patriarchal Palestine Archibald Henry Sayce

Moreover, individual branches of the Amorite stock had names of their own.
Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations Archibald Sayce

Thy birth and thy nativity is of the land of Canaan; thy father was an Amorite and thy mother a Hittite.
The Prophet Ezekiel Arno C. Gaebelein

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