Bible Names H-M
Helek in Easton's Bible Dictionary
a portion, (Josh. 17:2), descended from Manasseh.
Helek in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Numbers 26:30; Joshua 17:2.
Helek in Hitchcock's Bible Names
Helek in Naves Topical Bible
-Son of Gilead
Nu 26:30; Jos 17:2
Helek in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(portion), one of the descendants of Manasseh, and second son
of Gilead, Nu 26:30 and founder of the Helekites. (B.C. 1445.)
Helek in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
(he'-lek chelekh): Son of Gilead the Manassite (Nu 26:30; Josh
17:2). Patronymic, Helekites (Nu 26:30).
Helek in Wikipedia
The helek (Hebrew חלק, meaning "portion", plural halakim
חלקים) is a unit of time used in the calculation of the Hebrew
calendar. The hour is divided into 1080 halakim. A helek is
31/3 seconds or 1/18 minute. The helek derives from a small
Babylonian time period called a she, meaning '"barleycorn",
itself equal to 1/72 of a Babylonian time degree (1° of
360 degrees x 72 shes per degree / 24 hours = 1080 shes per
Helek 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.
Helek Scripture - Numbers 26:30
These [are] the sons of Gilead: [of] Jeezer, the family of the
Jeezerites: of Helek, the family of the Helekites: