Heber (husband of Jael)
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Descendant of Jethro, the father-in-Law of Moses. Husband of Jael, who killed Sisera (Jdg 4:11, Jdg 4:17, Jdg 5:24).
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HEBER (PERSON) [Heb ḥeber (חֶבֶר)]. 1. A son of Beriah, grandson of Asher, and ancestral head of the Heberites (Gen 46:17; Num 26:45; 1 Chr 7:31–32). Heber and his brother Malchiel are listed in the genealogies of Asher in Gen 46:17, Num 26:44–46—LXX 26:28–30, and 1 Chr 7:30–39. These lists vary in
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Heber hēḇər [Heb. ḥeḇer—‘associate’; Gk. Eber]. Occurs several times in the OT as the name of an individual or of a clan.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
HEBER. 1. An Asherite, the son of Beriah (Gn. 46:17; Nu. 26:45; 1 Ch. 7:31–32; Lk. 3:35). 2. The husband of *Jael, known as Heber the Kenite (Jdg. 4:11, 17; 5:24), though he lived apart from the rest of the Kenites or nomad smiths. The context suggests him to be a man of some importance. 3. A Judahite,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Catholic Bible Dictionary
HEBER (Hebrew ḥeber, “companion”) A Kenite and the husband of Jael (Judg 4:11). Heber lived apart from the other Kenites in Galilee. He was an ally of Jabin of Hazor (Judg 4:17), although his wife murdered Sisera, Jabin’s general, in Heber’s tent when the general fled there after suffering defeat by
Smith’s Bible Dictionary