Heman [N] [E] [H]
- Son of Zerah. ( 1 Chronicles 2:6 ; 1 Kings 4:31 )
- Son of Joel and grandson of Samuel the prophet, a Kohathite. He is called "the singer," rather the musician, ( 1 Chronicles 6:33 ) and was the first of the three Levites to whom was committed the vocal and instrumental music of the temple service in the reign of David. ( 1 Chronicles 15:16-22 ) The 88th Psalm is ascribed to him. (B.C. 1014.)
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Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Heman'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.