The Hebrews (Hebrew: עברים or עבריים) is an ancient Semitic people of Middle East. They are ancestors of Israelites, son of Isaac and Arabs son of Ishmael and descend from Shem, son of Noah and cousin as the descendants of Japheth and the descendants of Ham. 
- Hebrew Bible, Table of Nations (Book of Genesis, 10)
- Hebrews. Britannica Student Library. Encyclopædia Britannica Ultimate Reference Suite. Chicago: Encyclopædia Britannica, 2010.