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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.
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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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 - Canaan fathered Sidon, his firstborn, and Heth H2845,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:3 - Then Abraham arose from mourning before his dead, and spoke to the sons of Heth H2845, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:5 - The sons of Heth H2845 answered Abraham, saying to him,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:7 - So Abraham stood up and bowed to the people of the land, the sons of Heth H2845.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:10 - Now Ephron was sitting among the sons of Heth H2845; and Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham [fn]so that the sons of Heth H2845 heard, that is, all who entered the gate of his city, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:16 - Abraham listened to Ephron; and Abraham weighed out for Ephron the silver which he had named in the [fn]presence of the sons of Heth H2845, four hundred shekels of silver, currency acceptable to a merchant.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:18 - to Abraham as a possession in the presence of the sons of Heth H2845, before all who entered the gate of his city.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:20 - So the field and the cave that was in it [fn]were deeded over to Abraham for [fn]a burial site by the sons of Heth H2845.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:10 - the field which Abraham purchased from the sons of Heth H2845; there Abraham was buried with his wife Sarah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:46 - And Rebekah said to Isaac, “I am tired of [fn]living because of the daughters of Heth H2845; if Jacob takes a wife from the daughters of Heth H2845 like these from the daughters of the land, what good will my life be to me?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:32 - the field and the cave that is in it, purchased from the sons of Heth H2845.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:13 - Canaan fathered Sidon his firstborn, and Heth H2845,

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