Hittite • Hittites
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HITTITES<hit’-its> ([חִתִּים בְּנֵי הֵת, bene cheth], chittim; [Χετται̂οι, Chettaioi]): One of the seven nations conquered by Israel in Palestine.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Hittite hit’tit (חִתִּי H3153, cf. also בּנֵי־חֵת, “the sons of Heth” [Gen. 23:3 et al.]; represented in cuneiform as ḫatti). The Hittites were an ancient Indo-European people who lived in Anatolia and N Syria. The term, however, is used in the OT to designate several peoples of differing ethnic origins.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5