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Hallohesh
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hallohesh
Hallohesh, Father of Shallum (הַלּוֹחֵשׁ‎, hallochesh). One of the leaders of the postexilic Jewish community who signed the written agreement to keep the law during the time of Ezra and Nehemiah (Neh 10:24). Hallohesh’s son, Shallum, helped rebuild the wall around Jerusalem (Neh 3:12).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hallohesh (Person)
HALLOHESH (PERSON) [Heb hallôḥēš (הַלֹּוחֵשׁ)]. The father of Shallum, ruler over half the district of Jerusalem, and one of those who, with his daughters, assisted in making repairs to the city wall (Neh 3:12). Hallohesh is also described as one of the chiefs of the people and a signatory to the
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hallohesh, Halohesh
Hallohesh, Halohesh. Shallum’s father (Neh 3:12, kjv Halohesh) and one who set his seal on Ezra’s covenant (10:24).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hallohesh
Hallohesh ha-lōʹhesh [Heb. hallôḥēš—‘the whisperer’] (Neh. 3:12; 10:24 [MT 25]); AV also HALOHESH. A postexilic chief whose son Shallum assisted in repairing the walls of Jerusalem. He was also one of the leaders who signed the national covenant.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hallohesh, Halohesh
HALLOHESH, HALOHESH* Shallum’s father (Neh 3:12) and one who set his seal on Ezra’s covenant (10:24).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hallohesh, Halohesh
HALLOHESH, HALOHESH. Father of the Shallum who ruled over part of Jerusalem and helped Nehemiah rebuild the wall (Neh 3:12).He also set his seal to a covenant with Ezra and Nehemiah to worship the Lord (Neh 10:24).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hallohesh
Hallohesh (Heb. hallôḥēš)The father of Shallum (Neh. 3:12); one of the leaders who sealed the renewed covenant under Nehemiah (10:24 [MT 25]).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hallohesh
Hallohesh [hă lōˊhĕsh] (Heb. hallôḥēš ‘the whisperer, charmer”). The father of Shallum (Neh. 3:12); one of those who set the seals to the renewed covenant under Nehemiah (10:24).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hallohesh
Hallo´hesh (enchanter), one of the chief of the people who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah. Neh. 10:24. (b.c. 410.)
Halohesh
Halo´hesh. Shallum, son of Halohesh, was “ruler of the half part of Jerusalem” at the time of the repair of the wall by Nehemiah. Neh. 3:12. (b.c. 446.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hallohesh
HALLO´HESH (ha-lōʹhesh; “the whisperer, enchanter”). The father of Shallum, which latter assisted Nehemiah in repairing the walls of Jerusalem (Neh. 3:12; “Halohesh,” KJV). He was one of the popular chiefs who covenanted with Nehemiah (Neh. 10:24), 445 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Hallohesh
HALLOHESH [hah LOW hesh] (the whisperer) — the name of one or two men in the Book of Nehemiah:1. The father of Shallum, who helped rebuild the walls of Jerusalem (Neh. 3:12; Halohesh, KJV).2. A man who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah after the Captivity (Neh. 10:24). He may be the same person as
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HALLOHESH
HALLOHESH<ha-lo’-hesh> ([הַלּוֹחֵשׁ‎, ha-lochesh], “the whisperer,” “the slanderer”): A post-exilic chief whose son Shallum assisted in repairing the walls of Jerusalem (Neh 3:12, the King James Version “Halohesh”). He was also one of the leaders who signed the national covenant (Neh 10:24
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