Kittim sentence example
- The biblical name Kittim, derived from Citium, is in fact used quite generally for Cyprus as a whole; 3 later also for Greeks and Romans in general.
- Cyprus possessed resources of timber and copper which could not fail to tempt the keen-eyed traders across the water, who made Citium (from Kittim, the name of the original non-Semitic inhabitants) their chief settlement, and thence established themselves in Idalium, Tamassus, Lapethus, Larnaka, Qarth-l.iadasht (Karti-hadasti) and other towns.
- 24 Kittim is a name originally derived from Kitium, a city of Cyprus.
- The meaning of "Kittim" was then extended to include the inhabitants of all the islands and coast-lands of the Mediterranean.