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Ben-Hesed
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ben-Hesed
Ben-Hesed (בֶּן־חֶסֶד‎, ben-chesed). A governor from Arubboth responsible for providing a month’s provisions for Solomon’s household (1 Kgs 4:10).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ben-Hesed (Person)
BEN-HESED (PERSON) [Heb ben-ḥesed (בֶּן־חֶסֶד)]. A prefect charged with supplying provisions for palace use one month per year from Solomon’s third administrative district (1 Kgs 4:10).Ben-hesed’s district included Arubboth, Socoh, and the Hepher region. Scholars agree in locating Socoh at Eš-Šuweikeh
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Benhesed
Benhesed. One of the 12 officers appointed to requisition food for King Solomon’s household (1 Kgs 4:10, kjv son of Hesed). His administrative district comprised an area south and west of Arubboth in the western part of Manasseh’s tribe.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ben-Hesed
Ben-Hesed ben-hēʹsed [Heb. ben-ḥeseḏ—‘son of Hesed’]; AV “son of Hesed.” Commissariat officer over the third district in the service of Solomon (1 K. 4:10).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ben-Hesed
BEN-HESED One of the 12 officers appointed to requisition food for King Solomon’s household (1 Kgs 4:10, kjv “son of Hesed”). His administrative district comprised an area south and west of Arubboth in the western part of Manasseh’s tribe.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hesed
HESED. The father of Ben-hesed (“son of Hesed”), who was one of the 12 commissary officers of Solomon in charge of a district of Judah (1 Kgs 4:10).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ben-Hesed
Ben-Hesed (Heb. ben-ḥeseḏ)Solomon’s officer over the third administrative district, which included Socoh and the entire land of Hepher. He resided at Arubboth (1 Kgs. 4:10).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ben-Hesed
Ben-Hesed [bĕn hēˊsĕd] (Heb. ben-ḥeseḏ “son of Hesed”). The officer whom King Solomon appointed over Socoh and the entire land of Hepher. He resided at Arubboth (1 Kgs. 4:10; KJV, JB “son of Hesed”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hesed
He´sed (kindness), the son of Hesed or Ben-Chesed, was commissary for Solomon. 1 Kings 4:10. (b.c. about 995.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ben-Hesed
BEN-HE´SED (ben-heʹsed; the son of Hesed). The name of one of Solomon’s deputies in the districts of Arubboth, Socoh, and Hepher (1 Kings 4:10), after 960 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ben-Hesed
BEN-HESED [ben HEE sid] (son of faithfulness) — one of Solomon’s 12 supply officers, in charge of three cities in the Plain of Sharon: Arubboth, Sochoh, and Hepher (1 Kin. 4:10).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BEN-HESED
BEN-HESED<ben-he’-sed> (בֶּן־חֶסֶד‎ [ben-checedh], “son of Hesed”; the King James Version son of Hesed; the word is derived from a Hebrew root meaning “to be kind”): A commissariat officer in the service of Solomon (1 Kings 4:10).
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