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Hotham (son of Heber)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hotham, Son of Heber
Hotham, Son of Heber (חוֹתָם‎, chotham). A descendant of Asher (1 Chr 7:32).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Helem (Person)
HELEM (PERSON) [Heb hēlem (הֵלֶם‎)]. 1. An Asherite, the father of Zophah, Imna, Shelesh, and Amal (1 Chr 7:35). BHS suggests that the MT of 1 Chr 7:35a “and the son of Helem his brother” should be amended to read “and the sons of Hotham his brother.” The context (1 Chr 7:32–35) and some textual witnesses
Hotham (Person)
HOTHAM (PERSON) [Heb ḥôtām (חֹותָם)]. Two persons appear in the Hebrew Bible with this name.1. An Asherite, the son of Heber and brother of Japhlet, Shomer (=Shemer, 1 Chr 7:34?), and sister Shua, of the family of Beriah (1 Chr 7:30–32). He is apparently the same person as “Helem” [Heb hēlem] in
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Helem
Helem. 1. Member of Asher’s tribe (1 Chr 7:35), called Hotham in verse 32.2. kjv rendering for Heldai in Zechariah 6:14.See Heldai #2.
Hotham
Hotham. 1. Variant form of Helem in 1 Chronicles 7:32.See Helem #1.2. Shama and Jeiel’s father. Shama and Jeiel were two of David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:44; kjv Hothan).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Helem
1. [Heb. hēlem; LXX B, Gk. Balaam, A, huiós Elam—‘son of Elam’] (1 Ch. 7:35); NEB HOTHAM. A great grandson of Asher, called Hotham in v 32.
Hotham
Hotham hōʹthem, HOTHAN hōʹthen [Heb. ḥôṯām—‘seal’].1. An Asherite, son of Heb.er, family of Beriah (1 Ch. 7:32).2. An Aroerite, father of two of the mighty men of David (1 Ch. 11:44). The AV, following the LXX Chōthan, has, incorrectly, “Hothan.”
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Helem
HELEM1. Member of Asher’s tribe (1 Chr 7:35), called Hotham in verse 32.2. kjv rendering for Heldai in Zechariah 6:14. See Heldai #2.
Hotham
HOTHAM1. Variant form of Helem in 1 Chronicles 7:32. See Helem #1.2. Shama and Jeiel’s father. Shama and Jeiel were two of David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:44).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Helem
HELEM1. A great-grandson of Asher (1 Chr 7:35). He is called Hothan (q.v.) in 1 Chr 7:32.2. The same as Heldai. (q.v.).
Hotham
HOTHAM1. An Aroerite, father of two of David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:44). The name is incorrectly rendered “Hothan” by KJV. See Hothan.2. An Asherite (1 Chr 7:32). See Helem.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Helem
Helem (Heb. hēlem) (also HELDAI, HOTHAM)1. A descendant of Asher (1 Chr. 7:35); called Hotham (1) at v. 32.2. One responsible for the crown of the postexilic high priest (Zech. 6:14 MT). Elsewhere the name appears as Heldai (2).
Hotham
Hotham (Heb. ḥôṯām) (also HELEM)1. An Asherite; a son of Heber and grandson of Beriah (1 Chr. 7:31–32). He is called Helem at 1 Chr. 7:35.2. A man from Aroer (1 Chr. 11:44). His sons Shama and Jeiel were among David’s Champions.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Helem
He´lem (strength).1. A descendant of Asher. 1 Chron. 7:35.2. A man mentioned only in Zech. 6:14. Apparently the same as Heldai.
Hotham
Ho´tham (signet ring), a man of Asher, son of Heber, of the family of Beriah. 1 Chron. 7:32. (b.c. 1490.)
Hothan
Ho´than (signet ring), a man of Aroer, father of Shama and Jehiel. 1 Chron. 11:44. (b.c. 1046.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Helem
HE´LEM (heʹlem).1. The brother of Shemer and great-grandson of Asher (1 Chron. 7:34–35), probably before 1440 b.c. Perhaps the same as Hotham (v. 32).2. One assisting Zechariah in typical crowning of the high priest (Zech. 6:14), probably by erroneous transcription for Heldai (v. 10).
Hotham
HO´THAM (hōʹtham; a “seal ring”). One of the sons of Heber, the grandson of Asher (1 Chron. 7:32; 11:44). He is probably the same as Helem, whose sons are enumerated in v. 35 and grandsons in vv. 36–37.
Hothan
HO´THAN (hōʹthan; Heb. same as Hotham). An Aroerite, father of Shama and Jeiel, two of David’s “mighty men” (1 Chron. 11:44), about 1000 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Helem
HELEM [HEE lem] — the name of two Old Testament men:1. A descendant of Asher (1 Chr. 7:35). Helem may be the same person as Hotham No. 1 (1 Chr. 7:32).2. A man mentioned by the prophet Zechariah (Zech. 6:14). Helem may be the same person as Heldai No. 2 (Zech. 6:10).
Hotham
HOTHAM [HOE tham] (signet ring) — the name of two men in the Old Testament:1. A son of Heber (1 Chr. 7:32). Hotham is probably the same person as Helem (v. 35).2. An Aroerite whose two sons Shama and Jeiel were among David’s mighty men (1 Chr. 11:44; Hothan, KJV).
See also
Relatives
Heber Father
Shemer Brother
Japhlet Brother
Shua Sister
Beriah Grandfather
Malchiel Uncle
Aram Nephew
Ahi Nephew
Birzaith Cousin
Jehubbah Nephew
Bimhal Nephew
Ashvath Nephew
Rohgah Nephew
Pasach Nephew