2340. Chivvi
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Chivvi: probably "villagers," a Canaanite tribe
Original Word: חִוִּי
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: Chivvi
Phonetic Spelling: (khiv-vee')
Short Definition: Hivite

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
probably from the same as chavvah
probably "villagers," a Canaanite tribe
NASB Translation
Hivite (14), Hivites (11).

חִוִּי adjective, of a people ( = villagers ?) —

1 שְׁכֶם ׳בֶּןחֲֿמוֺר הַח Genesis 34:2 (P), compare ׳צִבְעוֺן הַח Genesis 36:2 (but read rather הַחֹרִי Ol Di compare ᵐ5 Joshua 9:7).

2 with article as proper name collective הַחִוִּי the Hivvites 'begotten' by Canaan Genesis 10:17 = 1 Chronicles 1:15; especially in list of Canaanite peoples displaced by Hebrews Exodus 3:8,17; Exodus 13:5; Exodus 23:23,28; Exodus 33:2; Exodus 34:11; Deuteronomy 7:1; Deuteronomy 20:17; Joshua 3:10; Joshua 9:1; Joshua 12:8; Joshua 24:11 (all J E D), Judges 3:5; 1 Kings 9:20 2Chronicles 8:7; compare וְהַכְּנַעֲנִי ׳עָרֵי הַח 2 Samuel 24:7 (note מִבְצַרצֹֿר, צִידוֺן just preceding); applied specifically to Gibeonites Joshua 9:7 (JE), Joshua 11:19 (D). — In Joshua 11:3; Judges 3:3 read probably הַחִתִּי for הַחִוִּי We Mey BuUrg 350 see (partly) ᵐ5, Dr on Deuteronomy 7:1.


Perhaps from chavvah; a villager; a Chivvite, one of the aboriginal tribes of Palestine -- Hivite.

see HEBREW chavvah

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