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Helez (warrior)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Helez the Warrior
Helez the Warrior (חֶלֶץ‎, chelets). The Pelonite (or Paltite), one of David’s mighty men, and commander of the seventh division of David’s army (2 Sam 23:26; 1 Chr 11:27; 27:10).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Helez (Person)
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
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
Helez
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
Helez
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)
Helez
Helez (hee´liz; Heb., “vigor,” “strength”).1 An Ephraimite, one of David’s warriors who later served him as the commander of a division of twenty-four thousand men (2 Sam. 23:26; 1 Chron. 27:10).2 A descendant of Judah (1 Chron. 2:39).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Helez
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
Helez
HELEZ. The Heb. ḥeleṣ may mean ‘loins’ or perhaps ‘strength’.1. One of David’s heroes. The Helez of 2 Sa. 23:26 is probably the same as the one of 1 Ch. 11:27 and 27:10. The problem is that in 2 Sa. he is described as the Paltite (Heb. palṭî, a man of bêṯ peleṭ, a place in Judah) and in 1 Ch.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Helez
Helez (Heb. ḥeleṣ)1. A Judahite and descendant of Jerahmeel; the son of Azariah and father of Eleasah (1 Chr. 2:39).2. A Pelonite of the tribe of Ephraim; commander of the seventh division of David’s army (1 Chr. 11:27; 27:10). At 2 Sam. 23:26 he is called “the Paltite.”
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Helez
He´lez (strength).1. One of “the thirty” of David’s guard, 2 Sam. 23:26; 1 Chron. 11:27; an Ephraimite, and captain of the seventh monthly course. 1 Chron. 27:10. (b.c. 1016.)2. A man of Judah, son of Azariah. 1 Chron. 2:39.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Helez
HE´LEZ (heʹlez; perhaps, “strength”).1. One of David’s mighty men (2 Sam. 23:26), an Ephraimite of Pelon (1 Chron. 11:27), and captain of the seventh monthly course (27:10), about 970 b.c.2. Son of Azariah and father of Eleasah, of the tribe of Judah (1 Chron. 2:39).