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Shuhite


Shu’hite (descendant of Shuah). This ethnic appellative “Shuhite” is frequent in the book of Job, but only as the epithet of one person, Bildad. The local indications of this book point to a region on the western side of Chaldæa, bordering on Arabia; and exactly in this locality, above Hit and on both sides of the Euphrates, are found, in the Assyrian inscriptions, the Tsukhi, a powerful people. It is probable that these were the Shuhites.