- Heth used 14 times.
- First Reference: Genesis 10:15
- Last Reference: 1 Chronicles 1:13
- Included in Eastons: Yes
- Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
- Included in Naves: Yes
- Included in Smiths: Yes
- Included in Websters: No
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
- H2845 Used 14 times
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).
Son of Canaan, and ancestor of the Hittites.
Genesis 10:15; Genesis 23:3; Genesis 23:5; Genesis 23:7; Genesis 23:10; Genesis 23:16; Genesis 23:18; Genesis 27:46; Genesis 49:32; 1 Chronicles 1:13
(terror), the forefather of the nation of the Hittites. In the genealogical tables of (Genesis 10:15) and 1 Chronicles 1:13 Heth is a son of Canaan. (Genesis 24:3,4; 28:1,2)
Wrapped up, a place on the north border of Palestine. The "way of Hethlon" (Ezekiel 47:15; 48:1) is probably the pass at the end of Lebanon from the Mediterranean to the great plain of Hamath (q.v.), or the "entrance of Hamath."
a fearful dwelling
A place on the northern frontier of Palestine.
Ezekiel 47:15; Ezekiel 48:1
(hiding-place), the name of a place on the northern border of Palestine. (Ezekiel 47:15; 48:1) In all probability the "way of Hethlon" is the pass at the northern end of Lebanon, and is thus identical with "the entrance of Hamath" in (Numbers 34:8) etc.