Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And when the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites, saw the mourning in the floor of Atad, they said, This is a grievous mourning to the Egyptians: wherefore the name of it was called Abelmizraim, which is beyond Jordan.


Bible References

The canaanites

Genesis 10:15
And Canaan begat Zidon his firstborn, and Heth:
Genesis 13:7
And there arose a strife betwixt the herdmen of Abram, and the herdmen of Lot. Now the Canaanite and the Perizzite, were then dwelling in the land.
Genesis 24:6
And Abraham said unto him, - Beware that thou do not take back my son thither!
Genesis 34:30
Then said Jacob unto Simeon and unto Levi - Ye have troubled me by making me odious among them that dwell in the land, among the Canaanites, and among the Perizzites, - I, having only men that may be counted, they will gather themselves, together against me and smite me, - and I shall be destroyed both I and my house.


1 Samuel 6:18
And the golden mice, by the number of all the cities of the Philistines, pertaining to the five lords, both fortified cities, and country villages, - yea, even the great meadow whereon they rested the ark of Yahweh, until this day, is in the field-land of Joshua, the man of Beth-shemesh.

Beyond jordan

Genesis 50:10
And they came in, as far as the threshing-floor of the Buckthorn, which is beyond the Jordan, then wailed they there - an exceeding great and grievous walling, - and he made for his father a mourning, of seven days.
Deuteronomy 3:25
Let me pass over, I pray thee that I may see the good land that is over the Jordan, - this good mountain, and the Lebanon.
Deuteronomy 11:30
Are, they, not over the Jordan on the way towards the entering in of the sun, in the land of the Canaanite who dwelleth in the plain over against Gilgal beside the Teacher's Terebinths?