Helez (son of Azariah)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
HELEZ (PERSON) [Heb ḥeleṣ (חֶלֶץ)]. 1. One of David’s champions, a select class of warriors directly attached to the king for special assignments, named in the parallel lists of 2 Sam 23:8–39 (v 26) and 1 Chr 11:10–47 (v 27). Although of high repute, he is distinguished from the more elite warriors
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Helez. 1. One of David’s valiant warriors, called a Paltite in 2 Samuel 23:26 and a Pelonite in 1 Chronicles 11:27. The former is probably correct and refers to a person from Bethpelet. Most scholars feel that he is the same man as the officer in charge of the seventh course during David’s reign (1 Chr
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
1. (2 S. 23:26; 1 Ch. 11:27; 27:10). One of David’s mighty men; according to 1 Ch. 27:10, he belonged to the sons of Ephraim and was at the head of the seventh course in David’s organization of the kingdom. He is called a Paltite in 2 Samuel (but cf. LXX A Phellōnei), but in 1 Chronicles he is called
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
HELEZ1. One of David’s valiant warriors, called a Paltite in 2 Samuel 23:26 and a Pelonite in 1 Chronicles 11:27. The former is probably correct and refers to a person from Bethpelet. Most scholars think he is the same man as the officer in charge of the seventh course during David’s reign (1 Chr 27:10).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
HELEZ1. A descendant of Judah of the Jerahmeelite clan (1 Chr 2:39).2. A commander over 24,000 soldiers of David’s army in charge of the 7th course. He is identified as being of the tribe of Ephraim (1 Chr 27:10). His village may be indicated by the adjectives “Paltite” (2 Sam 23:26) and “Pelonite” (1
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary