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
of uncertain derivation
a son of Canaan and probably ancestor of the Hittites
חֵת 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.
b. בְּנוֺת(ֿ)חֵת only of wives of Esau Genesis 27:46 (twice in verse) (P; ᵐ5 omits vb; "" בְּנוֺת הָאָרֶץ = בְּנוֺת כְּנָ֑עַן Genesis 28:1). Heth
From chathath; terror; Cheth, an aboriginal Canaanite -- Heth.
see HEBREW chathath חֵ֑ת חֵ֔ת חֵ֖ת חֵ֛ת חֵ֤ת חֵֽת׃ חת חת׃ Chet ḥêṯ
Strong's Hebrew 2845
ḥêṯ — 14 Occ.
BIB: בְּכֹר֖וֹ וְאֶת־ חֵֽת׃
NAS: of Sidon, his firstborn, and Heth
KJV: Sidon his firstborn, and Heth,
INT: of Sidon his firstborn and Heth
BIB: אֶל־ בְּנֵי־ חֵ֖ת לֵאמֹֽר׃
NAS: and spoke to the sons of Heth, saying,
KJV: unto the sons of Heth, saying,
INT: to the sons of Heth saying
BIB: וַיַּעֲנ֧וּ בְנֵי־ חֵ֛ת אֶת־ אַבְרָהָ֖ם
NAS: The sons of Heth answered Abraham,
KJV: And the children of Heth answered
INT: answered the sons of Heth Abraham saying
BIB: הָאָ֖רֶץ לִבְנֵי־ חֵֽת׃
NAS: of the land, the sons of Heth.
KJV: [even] to the children of Heth.
INT: of the land the sons of Heth
BIB: בְּת֣וֹךְ בְּנֵי־ חֵ֑ת וַיַּעַן֩ עֶפְר֨וֹן
NAS: the sons of Heth; and Ephron
KJV: the children of Heth: and Ephron
INT: among the sons of Heth answered and Ephron
BIB: בְּאָזְנֵ֣י בְנֵי־ חֵ֔ת לְכֹ֛ל בָּאֵ֥י
NAS: of the sons of Heth; [even] of all
KJV: of the children of Heth, [even] of all that went in
INT: the hearing of the sons of Heth all went
BIB: בְּאָזְנֵ֣י בְנֵי־ חֵ֑ת אַרְבַּ֤ע מֵאוֹת֙
NAS: of the sons of Heth, four
KJV: of the sons of Heth, four
INT: the hearing of the sons of Heth four hundred
BIB: לְעֵינֵ֣י בְנֵי־ חֵ֑ת בְּכֹ֖ל בָּאֵ֥י
NAS: of the sons of Heth, before all
KJV: of the children of Heth, before all that went in
INT: the presence of the sons of Heth all went
BIB: מֵאֵ֖ת בְּנֵי־ חֵֽת׃ ס
NAS: site by the sons of Heth.
KJV: of a buryingplace by the sons of Heth.
INT: A burial the sons of Heth
BIB: מֵאֵ֣ת בְּנֵי־ חֵ֑ת שָׁ֛מָּה קֻבַּ֥ר
NAS: from the sons of Heth; there
KJV: of the sons of Heth: there was Abraham
INT: Abraham the sons of Heth there was buried
BIB: מִפְּנֵ֖י בְּנ֣וֹת חֵ֑ת אִם־ לֹקֵ֣חַ
NAS: of the daughters of Heth; if
KJV: of the daughters of Heth: if Jacob
INT: because of the daughters of Heth if takes
BIB: אִשָּׁ֨ה מִבְּנֽוֹת־ חֵ֤ת כָּאֵ֙לֶּה֙ מִבְּנ֣וֹת
NAS: from the daughters of Heth, like these,
KJV: of the daughters of Heth, such as these [which are] of the daughters
INT: A wife the daughters of Heth these the daughters
BIB: מֵאֵ֥ת בְּנֵי־ חֵֽת׃
NAS: from the sons of Heth.
KJV: that [is] therein [was] from the children of Heth.
INT: after sons of Heth
1 Chronicles 1:13
BIB: בְּכֹר֖וֹ וְאֶת־ חֵֽת׃
NAS: of Sidon, his firstborn, Heth,
KJV: Zidon his firstborn, and Heth,
INT: of Sidon his firstborn Heth