Loading…
Heber (son of Mered)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Heber, Son of Mered
Heber, Son of Mered (חֶבֶר‎, chever). The father of Socoh and son of Mered by Mered’s second wife, a Judahite (1 Chr 4:18).
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
3. Head of a clan of Judah, and son of Mered by his Jewish, as distinguished from his Egyptian, wife. He was father, or founder, of Soco (1 Ch. 4:18).
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),
See also
Relatives
Mered Father
Shammai Brother
Ishbah Brother
Miriam Sister
Socoh Son
Jether Uncle
Ezrah Grandfather
Epher Uncle
Jalon Uncle
Eshtemoa Nephew