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Helon
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Helon
Helon (חֵלֹן‎, chelon). The father of Eliab who also belonged to the tribe of Zebulun (Num 1:9; 2:7, 7:24–29; 10:16).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Helon (Person)
HELON (PERSON) [Heb ḥēlōn (חֵלֹן)]. The father of the chief (nāśı̂ʾ, Num 2:7) Eliab of the tribe of Zebulon. Of the five times that Helon is mentioned in the OT, each occurs in a tribal list where his mark of distinction is his status as the father of Eliab. Under the leadership of Helon’s son Eliab,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Helon
Helon. Father of Eliab, prince of Zebulun’s tribe at the taking of the first census (Nm 1:9; 2:7; 7:24, 29; 10:16).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Helon
Helon hēʹlon [Heb. ḥēlōn—‘power’; LXX B Chailṓn]. The father of Eliab, the prince of the tribe of Zebulun (Nu. 1:9; 2:7; 7:24, 29; 10:16).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Helon
HELON Father of Eliab, prince of Zebulun’s tribe at the taking of the first census (Nm 1:9; 2:7; 7:24, 29; 10:16).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Helon
Helon (hee´lon; Heb., possibly “strong”), the father of the Zebulunite leader Eliab. Helon is mentioned in Numbers (1:9; 2:7; 7:24, 29; 10:16) in connection with his son’s status and activities.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Helon
HELON. Father of Eliab, chief of the tribe of Zebulum, who was chosen to serve as an aide to Moses (Num 1:9; 2:7; 7:24, 29; 10:16).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Helon
Helon (Heb. ḥēlōn)The father of Eliab, leader of the tribe of Zebulun (Num. 1:9; 2:7; 7:24, 29; 10:16).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Helon
Helon [hēˊlŏn] (Heb. ḥēlōn “strength”). The father of Eliab of the tribe of Zebulun (Num. 1:9; 2:7; 7:24, 29; 10:16).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Helon
He´lon (strong), father of Eliab, of the tribe of Zebulun. Num. 1:9; 2:7; 7:24, 29; 10:16. (b.c. 1491.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Helon
HE´LON (heʹlon; “valorous, strong”). The father of Eliab, which latter was head of the tribe of Zebulun at the Exodus (Num. 1:9; 2:7; 7:24; 10:16), 1440 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Helon
Helonstrong, father of Eliab, who was “captain of the children of Zebulun” (Num. 1:9; 2:7).
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Relatives
Eliab Son