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  1. a member of an ancient people inhabiting Canaan, conquered by the Israelites.
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Historical Examples of hivite

  • The four cities of the Hivite league, which alone made a treaty with Israel, are shown by clasped hands, the token of peace.

    The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas

    Jesse L. Hurlbut

  • All three of the parties concerned—Hivite, Amorite and Israelite—had moved with the utmost rapidity.

  • In two passages, it is true, "Hivite" seems to be used with an ethnic meaning.