Cheth: a son of Canaan and probably ancestor of the HittitesOriginal Word: חֵת
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Phonetic Spelling: (khayth)
Short Definition: Heth
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of uncertain derivation
a son of Canaan and probably ancestor of the Hittites
Brown-Driver-Briggsחֵת proper name, masculine apparently represented as ancestor of the Hittites (etymology and meaning unknown; pronounced as from √ עע֞ 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.
Strong's Exhaustive ConcordanceHeth
From chathath; terror; Cheth, an aboriginal Canaanite -- Heth.
see HEBREW chathath
Forms and Transliterationsחֵ֑ת חֵ֔ת חֵ֖ת חֵ֛ת חֵ֤ת חֵֽת׃ חת חת׃ Chet ḥêṯ
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Hebrew 2845
ḥêṯ — 14 Occ.
HEB: בְּכֹר֖וֹ וְאֶת־ חֵֽת׃
NAS: of Sidon, his firstborn, and Heth
KJV: Sidon his firstborn, and Heth,
INT: of Sidon his firstborn and Heth