In the Table of Nations (Gen 10:15; 1Chr 1:13) the son of Canaan and great-grandson of Noah, and the eponymous ancestor of the Hittites. The Hittites witnessed Abraham’s purchase of the cave of Machpelah from Ephron (Gen 23:6; Gen 23:16; Gen 23:18). Rebekah was annoyed by Esau’s marriage to a Hittite woman (Gen 27:46). Ezekiel describes Jerusalem’s ancestry with the words “your father was an Amorite, and your mother a Hittite” (Ezek 16:3; Ezek 16:45).

Gen 10:15

15Canaan became the father of Sidon his firstborn, and Heth,

1Chr 1:13

13Canaan became the father of Sidon his firstborn, and Heth,

Gen 23:6

6“Hear us, my lord; you are a mighty prince among us. Bury your dead in the choicest of our burial places; none of us will withhold from you any burial ground f ... View more

Gen 23:16

16Abraham agreed with Ephron; and Abraham weighed out for Ephron the silver that he had named in the hearing of the Hittites, four hundred shekels of silver, ac ... View more

Gen 23:18

18to Abraham as a possession in the presence of the Hittites, in the presence of all who went in at the gate of his city.

Gen 27:46

46Then Rebekah said to Isaac, “I am weary of my life because of the Hittite women. If Jacob marries one of the Hittite women such as these, one of the women of ... View more

Ezek 16:3

3and say, Thus says the Lord GOD to Jerusalem: Your origin and your birth were in the land of the Canaanites; your father was an Amorite, and your mother a Hitt ... View more

Ezek 16:45

45You are the daughter of your mother, who loathed her husband and her children; and you are the sister of your sisters, who loathed their husbands and their ch ... View more

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