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Lexicon :: Strong's H2845 - ḥēṯ

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 776

Strong’s Definitions

חֵת Chêth, khayth; from H2865; terror; Cheth, an aboriginal Canaanite:—Heth.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x

The KJV translates Strong's H2845 in the following manner: Heth (14x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x
The KJV translates Strong's H2845 in the following manner: Heth (14x).
  1. Heth = "terror"

    1. a son of Canaan and the progenitor of the Hittites

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֵת Chêth, khayth; from H2865; terror; Cheth, an aboriginal Canaanite:—Heth.
STRONGS H2845: Abbreviations
חֵת proper name, masculine apparently represented as ancestor of the Hittites (etymology and meaning unknown; pronounced as from √ ע״ע in Hebrew & Assyrian, but not Egyptian; see חִתִּי below) — 'begotten' by Canaan Genesis 10:15 (J)=1 Chronicles 1:13; elsewhere only in combination with בְּנֵי, בְּנוֺת;
a. בְּנֵיחֵֿת according to P lived at Mamre (Hebron), and one of them sold Abraham the cave of Machpelah for a sepulchre Genesis 23:3, 5, 10 (twice in verse); Genesis 23:16, 18, 20; Genesis 25:10; Genesis 49:32.
b. בְּנוֺת(ֿ)חֵת only of wives of Esau Genesis 27:46 (twice in verse) (P; Greek Version of the LXX omits Genesis 27:46b; || בְּנוֺת הָאָרֶץבְּנוֺת כְּנָ֑עַן Genesis 28:1).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


10:15; 23:3; 23:5; 23:10; 23:16; 23:18; 23:20; 25:10; 27:46; 27:46; 28:1; 49:32

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Strong's Number H2845 matches the Hebrew חֵת (ḥēṯ),
which occurs 14 times in 12 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:15 - And Canaan begat Sidon his firstborn, and Heth, H2845
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:3 - And Abraham stood up from before his dead, and spake unto the sons of Heth, H2845 saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:5 - And the children of Heth H2845 answered Abraham, saying unto him,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:7 - And Abraham stood up, and bowed himself to the people of the land, even to the children of Heth. H2845
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:10 - And Ephron dwelt among the children of Heth: H2845 and Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the audience of the children of Heth, H2845 even of all that went in at the gate of his city, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:16 - And Abraham hearkened unto Ephron; and Abraham weighed to Ephron the silver, which he had named in the audience of the sons of Heth, H2845 four hundred shekels of silver, current money with the merchant.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:18 - Unto Abraham for a possession in the presence of the children of Heth, H2845 before all that went in at the gate of his city.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:20 - And the field, and the cave that is therein, were made sure unto Abraham for a possession of a buryingplace by the sons of Heth. H2845
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:10 - The field which Abraham purchased of the sons of Heth: H2845 there was Abraham buried, and Sarah his wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:46 - And Rebekah said to Isaac, I am weary of my life because of the daughters of Heth: H2845 if Jacob take a wife of the daughters of Heth, H2845 such as these which are of the daughters of the land, what good shall my life do me?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:32 - The purchase of the field and of the cave that is therein was from the children of Heth. H2845
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:13 - And Canaan begat Zidon his firstborn, and Heth, H2845
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