villagers, one of the Assyrian tribes which Asnapper sent to repopulate Samaria ( Ezra 4:9 ). They were probably a nomad Persian tribe on the east of the Caspian Sea, and near the Sea of Azof.
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
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Dehavites". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".