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Bible Names H-M: Hepher


Hepher in Easton's Bible Dictionary a well or stream. (1.) A royal city of the Canaanites taken by Joshua (12:17). (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 23:34, etc. 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 a digger

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 1Ch 4:6 -3. One of David's heroes 1Ch 11:36 -4. A city west of the Jordan River Jos 12:17; 1Ki 4:10

Hepher in Smiths Bible Dictionary (a well). 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. about 1445.) 3. The Mecherathite, one of the heroes of David's guard. 1Ch 11:36 (B.C. 1046.)

Hepher in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE (chepher): (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, unidentified.

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, and Tirzah.

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