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 Genesis 23:7 ). The Hittites were a Hamitic race. They are called "the sons of Heth" ( Genesis 23:3 Genesis 23:5 Genesis 23:7 Genesis 23:10 Genesis 23:16 Genesis 23:18 Genesis 23:20 ).
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Heth". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".