Bible Names H-M: Hepher
Hepher in Easton's Bible Dictionary
a well or stream. (1.) A royal city of the Canaanites taken by
(2.) The youngest son of Gilead (Num. 26:32; 27:1).
(3.) The second son of Asher (1 Chr. 4:6).
(4.) One of David's heroes (1 Chr. 11:36).
Hepher in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. Numbers 26:32-33; Numbers 27:1.
2. 1 Chronicles 4:5-6.
3. 1 Chronicles 11:36; not in the catalogue 2 Samuel
4. A place in ancient Canaan, whose king was conquered
by Israel (Joshua 12:17), W. of Jordan; so Solomon's
commissariat district (1 Kings 4:10), named with Socoh.
Distinct from Gath-Hepher in Zebulun.
Hepher in Hitchcock's Bible Names
Hepher in Naves Topical Bible
-1. Son of Gilead, and ancestor of Zelophehad
Nu 26:32,33; 27:1; Jos 17:2,3
-2. Son of Naarah
-3. One of David's heroes
-4. A city west of the Jordan River
Jos 12:17; 1Ki 4:10
Hepher in Smiths Bible Dictionary
1. The youngest of the sons of Gilead, Nu 26:32 and
head of the family of the Hepherites. (B.C. before 1450.)
2. Son of Ashur, the "father of Tekoa." 1Ch 4:6 (B.C.
3. The Mecherathite, one of the heroes of David's
guard. 1Ch 11:36 (B.C. 1046.)
Hepher in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
(1) Septuagint Hopher (Josh 12:17), a Canaanitish town
mentioned between Tappuah and Aphek, unidentified.
(2) In 1 Ki 4:10 a district connected with Socoh, and placed
by Solomon under the direction of Benhesed of Arubboth,
Hepher Scripture - Joshua 12:17
The king of Tappuah, one; the king of Hepher, one;
Hepher Scripture - Joshua 17:2
There was also [a lot] for the rest of the children of
Manasseh by their families; for the children of Abiezer, and
for the children of Helek, and for the children of Asriel, and
for the children of Shechem, and for the children of Hepher,
and for the children of Shemida: these [were] the male
children of Manasseh the son of Joseph by their families.
Hepher Scripture - Numbers 27:1
Then came the daughters of Zelophehad, the son of Hepher, the
son of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh, of the
families of Manasseh the son of Joseph: and these [are] the
names of his daughters; Mahlah, Noah, and Hoglah, and Milcah,
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