Amorites. Semitic people found throughout the Fertile Crescent of the Near East at the beginning of the second millennium BC. Amorites are first mentioned in the Bible as descendants of Canaan in a list of ancient peoples (Gen 10:16; cf. 1 Chr 1:13–16).
Explore the intriguing connection between the Amurru and the Biblical Amorites in Genesis 10:15-16. Dive into Bible history and uncover the relationships among ancient Near Eastern peoples as depicted in the genealogy of Noah's descendants. Unravel the intricate tapestry of Biblical interpretation and historical context.