Horites (hōˈrĪts) [key], inhabitants of Seir, who were conquered and displaced by Edomite invaders in biblical times.

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  • Dishan - Dishan Dishan , in the Bible, son of Seir the Horite.
  • Aran - Aran Aran , in the Bible, descendant of Seir the Horite.
  • Zaavan - Zaavan Zaavan , in the Bible, grandson of Seir the Horite. It is also spelled Zavan.
  • Ithran - Ithran Ithran , in the Bible. 1. Descendant of Asher. 2. Chief of the Horites.
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