Cheth • Heth
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Catholic Bible Dictionary
HETH The eighth letter of the Hebrew alphabet, usually transliterated ḥ (ח).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
HETH [heth] — the name of an Old Testament man and a letter of the Hebrew alphabet:1. The second son of Canaan, ancestor of the Hittites (Gen. 10:15; 1 Chr. 1:13). The Hittite Empire was centered in Anatolia, or Asia Minor.2. The eighth letter of the Hebrew alphabet, used as a heading over Psalm 119:57–64.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
heth hayth (חֵית). Also het and cheth. The eighth letter of the Hebrew alphabet (ח), with a numerical value of eight. Although in modern Hebrew it is pronounced as a velar fricative (ḫ, consisting of a vibration of the uvula), in biblical times it was probably a pharyngeal sound (ḥ, a constriction
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