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Listed in the Table of Nations as a descendant of Noah’s son Ham through Canaan (Gen 10:15; 1 Chr 1:13).
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HETH (PERSON) [Heb ḥēt (חֵת)]. A son of Canaan, grandson of Ham and great-grandson of Noah (Gen 10:15; 1 Chr 1:13). His descendants settled in the area of Hebron, in the hill country south of Jerusalem. Early in the 2d millennium, at the time of the death of his wife Sarah, Abraham negotiated the purchase
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Tyndale Bible Dictionary
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Heth, in the Table of Nations (Gen. 10:15; 1 Chron. 1:13) the son of Canaan and great-grandson of Noah, and the eponymous ancestor of the Hittites. The “descendants of Heth” (nrsv: “Hittites”) witnessed Abraham’s purchase of the cave of Machpelah from Ephron (Gen. 23:6, 16, 18). Rebekah was annoyed by
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Heth (Heb. ḥeṯ)The second son of Canaan (Gen. 10:15 = 1 Chr. 1:13). He was eponymous ancestor of the Hittites (Gen. 23:10), in biblical usage an element of the pre-Israelite population of Canaan rather than a reference to the Anatolian empire. Abraham purchased his burial cave at Machpelah from Hittites
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HETH (heth). The forefather of the nation of the Hittites (which see) called “sons of Heth” (Gen. 23:3, 5, 7, 10, 16, 18, 20; 25:10; 49:32). Once we hear of the “daughters of Heth” (27:46). In the genealogical tables of 10:15–18 and 1 Chron. 1:13–16 Heth is named as a son of Canaan, younger than Sidon,