Hermas to Hobah
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Hermas
Mercury
Strong's #G2057

Hermas is one of the many Christians in Rome greeted by the Apostle Paul in the last chapter of Romans.

Romans 16:14

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Hermes
Herald of the gods, Mercury
Strong's #G2060

Hermes was a Rome-based Christian greeted in the book of Romans by the Apostle Paul.

References
Romans 16:14

Hermogenes
Born of Hermes, lucky born, born of Mercury
Strong's #G2061

Hermogenes and Phygellus were two people from Asia who turned away from Paul. He conveyed their rejection to his close friend Timothy while he waited for his martyrdom in Rome.

References
2Timothy 1:15

Hermon
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Herod
Heroic, a hero
Strong's #G2264

The New Testament mentions five different Herods. Please see the links below for information on each of them.

References
Matthew 2, 14, Mark 6, 8:15, Luke 1:5, 3:1, 19, 8:3, 9:7, 9, 13:31, 23:7 - 15, Acts 4:27, 12:1 - 21, 13:1, 23:35

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Herodias
Heroic
Strong's #G2266

Herodias was the granddaughter of Herod the Great. For more information, please see her listing in our section on important New Testament people.

References
Matthew 14:3, 6, Mark 6:17, 19, 22, Luke 3:19

Herodion
Heroic
Strong's #G2267

Herodion is one of the many Christians greeted in the book of Romans. Evidence suggests Herodion may have been one of Paul's distant relatives.

References
Romans 16:11

Heshbon
Stronghold
Strong's #H2809

Heshbon was a Levitical city within the tribe of Reuben's inheritance in the Promised Land. The city was on the major north-south route, east of the Jordan River, called the King's Highway.

References
Numbers 21:25 - 34, 32:3, 37, Deuteronomy 1:4, 2:24, 26, 30, 3:2, 6, 4:46, 29:7, Joshua 9:10, 12:2, 5, 13:10, 17, 21, 26 - 27, 21:39, Judges 11:19, 26, 1Chronicles 6:81, Nehemiah 9:22, Song of Solomon 7:4, Isaiah 15:4, 16:8 - 9, Jeremiah 48:2, 34, 45, 49:3

Heshmon
Rich soil, opulent
Strong's #H2829

Heshmon was a city given to the tribe of Judah as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Joshua 15:27

Heth
Terror
Strong's #H2845

References
Genesis 10:15, 23:3 - 20, 25:10, 27:46, 49:32, 1Chronicles 1:13

Hethlon
Hiding place, enswathed
Strong's #H2855

Hethlon is one of the new northern boundaries prophecied for Israel when its given a new land inheritance by God.

References
Ezekiel 47:15, 48:1

Hezekiah
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Hiddekel
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Hierapolis
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Hinnom
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Hiram
See our listing for Huram.

Hittite
Descendant of Heth
Strong's #H2850

Hittite is the name of the nation that descended from Heth who was Canaan's second son.

References
Genesis 23:10, 25:9, 26:34, 36:2, 46:29 - 30, 50:13, Exodus 23:28, etc.

Hivites
Villagers
Strong's #H2340

References
Exodus 3:8, 17, 13:5, 23:23, Deuteronomy 7:1, 20:17, Joshua 3:10, 9:7, 11:19, 12:8, 24:11, Judges 3:3, 5, 2Samuel 24:7, 1Kings 9:20, 2Chronicles 8:7

Hobah
Hiding place
Strong's #H2327

After Abraham and his forces defeat Chedorlaomer and his allies they pursued the retreating enemy to Hobah.

References
Genesis 14:15

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