The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hamathites (חֲמָתִי‎, chamathiy). The residents of Hamath and one of the Canaanite groups listed in the Table of Nations (Gen 10:18; compare 1 Chr 1:16). The Hamathites are also listed among conquered peoples deported to Samaria by the Assyrians (2 Kgs 17:24, 30).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hamathites [hāˊmə thīts] (Heb. haḥamāṯî). The inhabitants of Hamath, reckoned among the descendants of Canaan (Gen. 10:18; 1 Chr. 1:16).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hamathite the
Ham´athite, The, one of the families descended from Canaan, named last in the list. Gen. 10:18; 1 Chron. 1:16.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
HAM´ATHITE (hamʹa-thīt). The inhabitants (Gen. 10:18; 1 Chron. 1:16), or rather founders of Hamath (which see).
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
HAMATHITE (Hāʹ mȧth īt) Citizen of Hamath and originally descended from Canaan, son of Ham, son of Noah (Gen. 10:18). See Hamath.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Hamathite hay’muh-thit (חֲמָתִיH2833). The Hamathites are listed as a nation descended from Canaan (Gen. 10:18; 1 Chr. 1:16). Presumably, they were early settlers of the city of Hamath. See also nations II.A.
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
HAMATH, HAMATHITE hay´math, hay´muh-thit [חֲמָתkhamath, חֲמָתִיkhamathi]. 1. A city-state in central Syria, 214 km north of Damascus, on the Orontes (modern al-ʿAsi) River, mentioned in texts from Ebla, Egypt, Ugarit, and Assyria, as well as Hittite inscriptions from Hamath itself. The name may mean