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Helem
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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
Helem
Helem. 1. Member of Asher’s tribe (1 Chr 7:35), called Hotham in verse 32.2. kjv rendering for Heldai in Zechariah 6:14.See Heldai #2.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Helem
HELEM1. Member of Asher’s tribe (1 Chr 7:35), called Hotham in verse 32.2. kjv rendering for Heldai in Zechariah 6:14. See Heldai #2.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Helem
HELEM1. A great-grandson of Asher (1 Chr 7:35). He is called Hothan (q.v.) in 1 Chr 7:32.2. The same as Heldai. (q.v.).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Helem
Helem (Heb. hēlem) (also HELDAI, HOTHAM)1. A descendant of Asher (1 Chr. 7:35); called Hotham (1) at v. 32.2. One responsible for the crown of the postexilic high priest (Zech. 6:14 MT). Elsewhere the name appears as Heldai (2).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Helem
He´lem (strength).1. A descendant of Asher. 1 Chron. 7:35.2. A man mentioned only in Zech. 6:14. Apparently the same as Heldai.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Helem
HE´LEM (heʹlem).1. The brother of Shemer and great-grandson of Asher (1 Chron. 7:34–35), probably before 1440 b.c. Perhaps the same as Hotham (v. 32).2. One assisting Zechariah in typical crowning of the high priest (Zech. 6:14), probably by erroneous transcription for Heldai (v. 10).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Helem
HELEM [HEE lem] — the name of two Old Testament men:1. A descendant of Asher (1 Chr. 7:35). Helem may be the same person as Hotham No. 1 (1 Chr. 7:32).2. A man mentioned by the prophet Zechariah (Zech. 6:14). Helem may be the same person as Heldai No. 2 (Zech. 6:10).
See also
Relatives
Shemer Brother
Imna Son
Zophah Son
Shelesh Son
Amal Son
Aram Nephew
Shammah Grandson
Ahi Nephew
Shual Grandson
Bezer Grandson
Harnepher Grandson
Jehubbah Nephew
Beri Grandson
Shilshah Grandson
Beera Grandson
Hod Grandson
Imrah Grandson
Rohgah Nephew
Suah Grandson