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Hen (Person)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hen, Son of Zephaniah
Hen, Son of Zephaniah (חֵן‎, chen). Also called Josiah (Zech 6:10). Owner of the house where Zechariah was instructed to bring silver and gold to make a crown for the high priest Jeshua (Zech 6:10–14).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hen (Person)
Hen (Person). kjv alternate name for Josiah, Zephaniah’s son, in Zechariah 6:14.See Josiah #2.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hen
Hen hen [Heb. ḥēn—‘favor’]. In Zec. 6:14 the AV, following the MT, reads “And the crowns shall be to Helem … and to Hen the son of Zephaniah.” But as this person is called Josiah in v 10, the RSV and NEB (following the Syriac) read “Josiah.” See Josiah 2.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hen (Person)
HEN* (Person) kjv alternate name for Josiah, Zephaniah’s son, in Zechariah 6:14. See Josiah #2.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Hen
HEN (Heb. ḥēn, ‘favour’). One of the men who were to receive a symbolical crown (Zc. 6:14), this may be a figurative name for Josiah who had earlier (6:10) been similarly described as ‘the son of Zephaniah’.J. D. Douglas.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hen
Hen (Heb. ḥēn)The son of Zephaniah, according to the MT (Zech. 6:14; so NRSV mg). The NRSV reads “Josiah” (2), following the Syriac and Zech. 6:10.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hen
Hen [hĕn] (Heb. ḥēn “favor”). The son of Zephaniah, according to the MT (Zech, 6:14; so KJV, NIV). The RSV and JB read “Josiah” following the Syriac and v. 10.See Josiah 2.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hen
Hen (rest), probably a son of Zephaniah, and apparently the same who is called Josiah in Zech. 6:10.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hen
HEN (hen; favor, “grace”). The son of Zephaniah, to whom the prophet was sent with a symbolical crown (Zech. 6:14); probably a figurative name for Josiah (v. 10). “By the LXX and others the words are taken to mean ‘for the favor of the son of Zephaniah’ ” (Smith, Dict.).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Hen
HEN [hen] (grace) — a son of Zephaniah (Zech. 6:14), also called Josiah (Zech. 6:10).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HEN (1)
HEN (1)<hen> ([חֵן‎, chen], “favor”). In Zec 6:14, English Versions of the Bible reads, “And the crowns shall be to Helem .... and to Hen the son of Zephaniah.” But as this person is called Josiah in Zec 6:10, the Revised Version, margin “and for the kindness of the son of Zephaniah” is probably
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Hen
Hen [Hen](Hebrew origin: Grace)(Zechariah 6:14). 6th century b.c. Hen, son of Zephaniah, was memorialized in the Temple by the crowns of gold and silver that three returnees from the Babylonian Exile—Helem, Tobijah, and Jedaiah—had placed on the head of the High Priest, Joshua, son of Josedech, and
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