a member of one of the principal tribes, or nations, of Canaan before its conquest by the Israelites. 2 Samuel 12:26–31.
the Semitic language of the Amorites.
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How to use Amorite in a sentence
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
But Amorite kingdoms were established elsewhere on both sides of the Jordan.
It was only on the northern frontier of Palestine and in the kingdom of Sihon that the name of "Amorite" alone was used.
The land north of the Arnon became Amorite; but the Ammonite frontier was too well defended to be broken through.
All three of the parties concerned—Hivite, Amorite and Israelite—had moved with the utmost rapidity.The Astronomy of the Bible | E. Walter Maunder