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heber in Easton's Bible Dictionary

passing over. (1.) Son of Beriah and grandson of Asher (Gen. 46:17; 1 Chr. 7:31, 32). (2.) The Kenite (Judg. 4:11, 17; 5:24), a descendant of Hobab. His wife Jael received Sisera (q.v.) into her tent and then killed him. (3.) 1 Chr. 4:18. (4.) A Benjamite (1 Chr. 8:17). (5.) A Gadite (5:13). (See EBER T0001119.)

heber in Smith's Bible Dictionary

(alliance). 1. Grandson of the patriarch Asher, #Ge 46:17; Nu 26:45; 1Ch 7:31| from whom came the Heberites. #Nu 26:45| 2. The patriarch Eber. #Lu 3:35| [EBER] 3. The father of Socho; a Judite. #1Ch 4:18| 4. A Benjamite. #1Ch 8:17| 5. A Benjamite. #1Ch 8:22| 6. A Gadite. #1Ch 5:13| 7. The husband of Jael, who slew Sisera by driving a nail into his temple. #Jud 4:21,22|

heber in Schaff's Bible Dictionary

HE'BER (alliance). 1. Grandson of Asher. Gen 46:17; Num 26:45; 1 Chr 7:31. 2. A Judite, 1 Chr 4:18. 3. A Gadite, 1 Chr 5:13. 4. A Benjamite, 1 Chr 8:17. 5. Another Benjamite, 1 Chr 8:22. 6. Heber the Kenite, the husband of Jael, who slew Sisera, Jud 4:22. See Jael, Sisera. Heber appears to have led a life apart from the rest of his tribe. He must have been a person of consequence, from the fact that it is stated that there was peace between him and the powerful king Jabin, Jud 4:17. 7. For Eber, Luke 3:35.

heber in Fausset's Bible Dictionary

EBER means "beyond." 1. The father of Peleg and ancestor of Abraham (Genesis 10:24; Genesis 10:25); marking that Arphaxad's descendants were now crossing over or beyond the great rivers on their way to Mesopotamia and thence to Canaan. In Luke 3:35, Heber equates to Eber. 2. Nehemiah 12:20. 3. 1 Chronicles 5:13. 4. 1 Chronicles 8:12; 1 Chronicles 8:22. Abed or Obed is substituted in Septuagint for 2, 3, 4.