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Heldai (warrior)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Heldai the Exile
Heldai the Exile (חֵלֶם‎, chelem; חֶלְדַּי‎, chelday). An exile who returned to Jerusalem from Babylon. The prophet Zechariah was ordered to collect silver and gold from Heldai to make a crown for Jeshua the high priest (Zech 6:10, 14).
Heled, Son of Baanah
Heled, Son of Baanah (חֵלֶד‎, cheled). One of David’s mighty men and military commanders (1 Chr 11:30; 27:15). Called “Heldai” (חֶלְדַּי‎, chelday) in 1 Chr 27:15 and “Heleb” (חֵלֶב‎, chelev) in 2 Sam 23:29. The spelling “Heleb” is likely a textual error since other Hebrew manuscripts read “Heled.” He is
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Heldai (Person)
HELDAI (PERSON) [Heb ḥelday (חֶלְדַּי)]. Var. HELEB; HELED. 1. One of twelve commanders supervising monthly courses of 24,000 men in the armed service of the king (1 Chr 27:1–15), Heldai was in charge of the course of the twelfth month (v 15). A Netophathite, that is, one from the town of Netophah in
Helem (Person)
HELEM (PERSON) [Heb hēlem (הֵלֶם‎)]. 1. An Asherite, the father of Zophah, Imna, Shelesh, and Amal (1 Chr 7:35). BHS suggests that the MT of 1 Chr 7:35a “and the son of Helem his brother” should be amended to read “and the sons of Hotham his brother.” The context (1 Chr 7:32–35) and some textual witnesses
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Heldai
Heldai. 1. Baanah’s son, described as a Netophathite in the line of Othniel. He appears first as one of David’s mighty men (2 Sm 23:29; Heleb; 1 Chr 11:30, Heled). In 1 Chronicles 27:15, he is commander of an army division of 24,000 which served during the 12th month of the year.2. One of the exiles
Heleb
Heleb. Alternative name for Heldai, Baanah’s son, in 2 Samuel 23:29.See Heldai #1.
Heled
Heled. Alternate name for Heldai, Baanah’s son, in 1 Chronicles 11:30.See Heldai #1.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Heldai
1. A captain of the temple service, appointed for the twelfth month (1 Ch. 27:15). Same as Heled in the parallel list (1 Ch. 11:30), and is probably also to be identified with Heleb (NEB Heled), son of Baanah the Netophathite, one of David’s heroic leaders (2 S. 23:29).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Heldai
HELDAI1. Baanah’s son, described as a Netophathite in the line of Othniel. He appears first as one of David’s mighty men (2 Sm 23:29; 1 Chr 11:30, “Heled”). In 1 Chronicles 27:15, he is called a commander of an army division of 24,000 that served during the 12th month of the year.2. One of the exiles
Heleb
HELEB* Alternative name for Heldai, Baanah’s son, in 2 Samuel 23:29. See Heldai #1.
Heled
HELED Alternate name for Heldai, Baanah’s son, in 1 Chronicles 11:30. See Heldai #1.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Heldai
Heldai (hel´di).1 David’s captain for the twelfth month of each year (1 Chron. 27:15).2 An Israelite who returned to Jerusalem from the exile in Babylon (Zech. 6:10).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Heldai
HELDAI1. A hero under David, Heldai was the captain over the temple services for the 12th month (1 Chr 27:15). His name also appears as Heled (q.v. 1 Chr 11:30) and as Heleb (q.v.) 2 Sam 23:29).2. One who returned from the Exile in the time of Zerubbabel (c. 520 b.c.). His name also appears as Helem
Heleb
HELEB. Son of Baanah the Netophathite, one of David’s mighty men (2 Sam 23:29). Called Heled in (1 Chr 11:30) (q.v.). See also Heldai 1
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Heldai
HELDAI. Cf. Heled. (Heb. ḥeleḏ means ‘duration of life’; cf. Arab. ḥalada and ḥuldun.)1. In 1 Ch. 27:15, one of David’s famous soldiers who was appointed over 24,000 in the 12th month. He was a Netophathite, and thus from Judah, from the stock of Othniel (cf. Jdg. 1:12–15). The ‘Heled’ of 1 Ch.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Heldai
Heldai (Heb. ḥelday)1. A Netophatite who served in David’s army as one of 12 commanders responsible for the monthly course of 24 thousand men (1 Chr. 27:15). His designation “of Othniel” likely indicates his descent from the deliverer of Judg. 3:7–11. Heldai may be equated with both Heled (1 Chr. 11:30)
Heleb
Heleb (Heb. ḥēleḇ)One of the David’s Thirty; the son of Baanah of Netophah (2 Sam. 23:29). He is probably the same as Heled (1 Chr. 11:30) and Heldai (1; 27:15).
Heled
Heled (Heb. ḥēleḏ)One of David’s Thirty; the son of Baanah of Netophah (1 Chr. 11:30). He is probably the same as Heleb (2 Sam. 23:29) and Heldai 1 (1 Chr. 27:15).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Heleb
Heleb [hēˊlĕb] (Heb. ḥēleḇ). One of the “thirty,” David’s mighty men; the son of Baanah of Netophah (2 Sam. 23:29; JB, NIV “Heled”). See Heldai 1.
Heled
Heled [hēˊlĕd] (Heb. ḥēleḏ). One of David’s mighty men; the son of Baanah of Netophah (1 Chr. 11:30). See, Heldai 1
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Helda-i
Hel´da-i (worldly).1. The twelfth captain of the monthly courses for the temple service. 1 Chron. 27:15. (b.c. 1014.)2. An Israelite who seems to have returned from the captivity. Zech. 6:10. (b.c. 520.)
Heleb
He´leb (milk), or He´led (transient), son of Baanah the Netophathite, one of the Heroes of King David’s guard. 2 Sam. 23:29; 1 Chron. 11:30.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Heleb
HE´LEB (heʹleb; “fat, fatness”). Son of Baanah the Netophathite and one of David’s warriors (2 Sam. 23:29); elsewhere more correctly called Heled (1 Chron. 11:30), or, better still, Heldai (1 Chron. 27:15).
Heled
HE´LED (heʹled). Son of Baanah, a Netophathite, and one of David’s warriors (1 Chron. 11:30), called in the parallel passage (2 Sam. 23:29) Heleb, but more accurately Heldai (1 Chron. 27:15).
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