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Hamathites
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hamathites
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
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
Hamathite
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
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
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
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