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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Heth

Dread, a descendant of Canaan, and the ancestor of the Hittites (Genesis 10:18; Deuteronomy 7:1), who dwelt in the vicinity of Hebron (Genesis 23:3,7). The Hittites were a Hamitic race. They are called "the sons of Heth" (Genesis 23:3,5,7,10,16,18,20).


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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

Bibliography Information
Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for 'Heth'". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".
<http://classic.studylight.org/dic/ebd/view.cgi?number=T1769>. 1897.