Ham to Hareth
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Ham
Hot
Strong's #H2526

Ham was one of Noah's three sons who, along with their wives, survived the flood in the Ark. Ham is also the name of the land he and his descendants inhabited. Additionally, it is also the location where Chedorlaomer and his allied forces smote the Zuzims.

References
Genesis 5:32, 6:10, 7:13, 9:18 - 22, 10:1 - 20, 14:5, 1Chronicles 1:4 - 8, 4:40, Psalm 78:51, 105:23, 27, 106:22

Additional Study:

Haman
Magnificent
Strong's #H2001

For information about Haman please see our article on Queen Esther. Also check out our article on why Haman thought the number 13 would be "lucky" for him to carry out his plans for extermination all Jews within Persia!

References
Esther 3 - 9

Additional Study:

Hamath
Fortress, walled
Strong's #H2574

Hamath was a city located in ancient Syria.

References
Numbers 13:21, 34:8, Joshua 13:5, Judges 3:3, 2Samuel 8:9, 1Kings 8:65, 2Kings 8:65, 14:25, 28, 17:24, 30, 18:34, 19:13, 23:33, 25:21, 1Chronicles 18:3, 9, 2Chronicles 7:8, 8:4, Isaiah 10:9, 11:11, 36:19, 37:13, 39:5, 49:23, 52:9, 27, Ezekiel 47:16 - 20, 48:1, Amos 6:2, Zechariah 9:2

Hamathzobah
Fortress of Zobah
Strong's #H2578

Hamathzobah was a city in Syria conquered by King Solomon.

References
2Chronicles 8:3

Hammath
Hot springs
Strong's #H2575

Hammath was a city located within tribe of Naphtali territory.

References
Joshua 19:35

Hammon
Warm springs
Strong's #H2540

Hammon was a city given to the tribe of Asher as an inheritance in the Promised Land. Another city named Hammon, this one given to the Levites, was also assinged to the tribe of Naphtali.

References
Joshua 19:28, 1Chronicles 6:76

Hammothdor
Hot springs of Dor
Strong's #H2576

Hammothdor was a Levitical city in tribe of Naphtali territory.

References
Joshua 21:32

Hanes
Grace has fled
Strong's #H2609

Hanes was the name of an Egyptian city at time of Isaiah the prophet.

References
Isaiah 30:4

Hannah
Favored, grace
Strong's #H2584

Hannah, who was childless, prayed for a child and her prayer was answered. She gave birth to Samuel and dedicated him to serving God.

References
1Samuel 1:2 - 22, 2:1, 22

Hanun
Gracious, favored
Strong's #H2586

References
2Samuel 10:1 - 4, 1Chronicles 19:2 - 6, Nehemiah 3:13, 30

Hapharaim
Double pit, two pits
Strong's #H2663

Hapharaim was a city given to the tribe of Issachar as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Joshua 19:19

Hara
Mountain land, mountainousness
Strong's #H2024

The Assyrians took many people captive when it attacked and finally conquered the Kingdom of Israel (northern ten tribes).

The captives were resettled into various parts of the empire which included Halah, Habor, Hara, the river of Gozan and several Median towns. These places were located either between the Euphrates and Tigris Rivers or east of the Tigris in Media.

References
1Chronicles 5:26

Additional Study:

Haradah
Fear
Strong's #H2732

Haradah was one of the many places the children of Israel camped after they left Egyptian bondage.

References
Numbers 33:24 - 25

Haran
Read our dedicated article.

Hareth
Forest
Strong's #H2802

Hareth was a forest area where King David hid from the wrath of King Saul.

References
1Samuel 22:5

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