(Gen. 10:4). (See CHITTIM.)
kittim, or Chittim, was the name applied to the island of Cyprus, of which one of the cities was called Kitium.
kittim in the contract is the word used in the Hebrew of Jer.
Of the oaks of Bashan have they made thine oars; they have made thy benches of ivory inlaid in boxwood, from the isles of kittim.