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Heli
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Heli, Son of Matthat
Heli, Son of Matthat (Ἠλί, Ēli). Father of Joseph, the husband of Mary, according to the account of Jesus’ genealogy in Luke (Luke 3:23; compare Matt 1:16). For further information, see this article: Jesus, Genealogy of.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Heli (Person)
HELI (PERSON) [Gk Hēli (Ἡλι)]. The father of Joseph and son of Matthat, according to Luke’s genealogy tying Joseph, the “supposed father” of Jesus, to descent from Adam and God (Luke 3:23). D omits Heli, substituting a genealogy adopted from Matt 1:6–15 for Luke 3:23–31. Heli (some mss and versions
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Heli
Heli. Ancestor of Joseph in Luke’s genealogy of Christ (3:23).See Genealogy of Jesus Christ.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Heli
Heli hēʹlī [Gk. Hēlei for Heb. ʿēlî].1. The father of Joseph the husband of Mary in Luke’s genealogy of Jesus (Lk. 3:23).2. AV form of Eli (2 Esd. 1:2).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Heli
HELI Ancestor of Joseph in Luke’s genealogy of Christ (Lk 3:23). See Genealogy of Jesus Christ.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Heli
Heli (hee´li; Gk. form of Heb. Eli), the father of Joseph in Luke’s genealogy of Jesus (3:23). See also Eli.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Heli
HELI. This is the Gr. form of the Heb. name ‘elɩ̂.He was the father of Joseph, the husband of Mary, according to the unpunctuated text of the genealogy of Jesus as given by Luke (3:32). The verse, however, may be translated to read: “And when He began His ministry, Jesus Himself was about thirty years
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Heli
Heli (Gk. ʾēlɩ̂)The father of Joseph, according to Luke’s version of Jesus’ genealogy (Luke 3:23; cf. Heb. ʿēlɩ̂).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Heli
Heli [hēˊlī] (Gk. Hēlei, from Heb. ˓ēlî).* The father of Joseph, according to Luke’s version of Jesus’ genealogy (Luke 3:23).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Heli
He´li (ascending), the father of Joseph the husband of the Virgin Mary, Luke 3:23; perhaps the grandfather of Mary herself. [See Genealogy of Jesus Christ.]
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Heli
HE´LI (heʹli). The father-in-law of Joseph and maternal grandfather of Christ (Luke 3:23, KJV; NASB marg.). Also rendered Eli.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Heli
Helielevation, father of Joseph in the line of our Lord’s ancestry (Luke 3:23).
See also
Relatives
Matthat Father
Joseph Relative
Levi Grandfather