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Heber (son of Elpaal)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Heber, son of Elpaal
Heber, son of Elpaal (חֶבֶר‎, chever). A Benjaminite and descendant of Elpaal (1 Chr 8:17).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Heber (Person)
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
Heber
Heber. 1. Descendant of Jacob through Asher and Beriah (Gn 46:17) and father of the family of Heberites (Nm 26:45; 1 Chr 7:31, 32).2. Husband of Jael, the woman who deceptively killed Sisera, known as Heber the Kenite (Jgs 4:11–21; 5:24).3. Judahite, Mered’s son and the father of Soco (1 Chr 4:18).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Heber
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
Heber
HEBER1. Descendant of Jacob through Asher and Beriah (Gn 46:17) and father of the family of Heberites (Nm 26:45; 1 Chr 7:31–32).2. Husband of Jael, the woman who deceptively killed Sisera, known as Heber the Kenite (Jgs 4:11–21; 5:24).3. Judahite, Mered’s son and the father of Soco (1 Chr 4:18).4.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Heber
Heber (hee´buhr; Heb., “enclave”).1 The ancestor of a family group who entered Egypt at the time of Joseph and later took part in the exodus under Moses (Gen. 46:17; Num. 26:45; 1 Chron. 7:31–32).2 A Judahite, the son of Mered and the father of Soco (1 Chron. 4:18).3 The ancestor of a Benjaminite
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Heber
HEBER1. Son of Beriah, grandson or Asher (Gen 46:17; 1 Chr 7:31–32). His descendants were called Heberites (Num 26:45).2. A Kenite of the descendants of Hobab (q.v.), brother-in-law of Moses (Jdg 4:11). Heber had separated himself from the Kenites and had settled in the plain of Zaanaim near Kedesh
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Heber
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
Heber
Heber (Heb. ḥeḇer)1. A son of Beriah and descendant of Asher (Gen. 46:17; 1 Chr. 7:31–32). He is the eponymous ancestor of the Hebrites (Heb. ḥeḇri; Num. 26:45).2. A Kenite, descended from Hobab. He had separated from the main body of Kenites, settling near Kedesh where he coexisted peacefully
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Heber
He´ber (alliance).1. Grandson of the patriarch Asher, Gen. 46:17; Num. 26:45; 1 Chron. 7:31, from whom came the Heberites. Num. 26:45.2. The patriarch Eber. Luke 3:35. [Eber.]3. The father of Socho; a Judite. 1 Chron. 4:18.4. A Benjamite. 1 Chron. 8:17.5. A Benjamite. 1 Chron. 8:22.6. A Gadite.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Heber
HE´BER (hēʹber; Heb. ḥeber, “fellowship”).1. Son of Beriah and grandson of Asher (Gen. 46:17; 1 Chron. 7:31–32). His descendants are called Heberites (Num. 26:45).2. “A descendant of Hobab (which see); whose wife, Jael, slew Sisera (Judg. 4:17–22). He is called Heber the Kenite (4:11, 17; 5:24),
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Elpaal Father
Beriah Brother
Eber Brother
Jeroham Brother
Shashak Brother
Meshullam Brother
Shemed Brother
Misham Brother
Zebadiah Brother
Jobab Brother
Ahio Brother
Izliah Brother
Hizki Brother
Ishmerai Brother
Hushim Grandmother
Shaharaim Grandfather
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Athaliah Nephew
Michael Nephew
Hananiah Nephew
Hanan Nephew
Zichri Nephew
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Abitub Uncle
Mesha Uncle
Zebadiah Nephew
Eber Nephew
Elam Nephew
Jobab Uncle
Eliel Nephew
Abdon Nephew
Joha Nephew
Eder Nephew
Penuel Nephew
Arad Nephew
Malcam Uncle
Ishpah Nephew
Ishpan Nephew
Iphdeiah Nephew
Jaareshiah Nephew
Ibneiah Nephew
Anthothijah Nephew
Shehariah Nephew
Shamsherai Nephew
Sachia Uncle
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Jeuz Uncle
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