22 were driven out by the Semitic tribes of Esau's descendants.
There is little that is Semitic in their appearance.
The Semitic race is represented by upwards of 5,000,000 Jews.
Probably the custom was of African origin, and came from eastern Africa along with the Semitic race.
When the Semitic tribes settled in the cities of Babylonia, their tribal custom passed over into city law.