Horites

Easton’s Bible Dictionary

Horites : cave-men, a race of Troglodytes who dwelt in the limestone caves which abounded in Edom. Their ancestor was "Seir," who probably gave his name to the district where he lived. They were a branch of the Hivites (Genesis 14:6; 36:20-30; 1 Chronicles 1:38,39). They were dispossessed by the descendants of Esau, and as a people gradually became extinct (Deuteronomy 2:12-22).

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