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Hepher

Hepher [N] [H] [S]

a well or stream.

  • A royal city of the Canaanites taken by ( Joshua 12:17 ).

  • The youngest son of Gilead ( Numbers 26:32 ; 27:1 ).

  • The second son of Asher ( 1 Chronicles 4:6 ).

  • One of David's heroes ( 1 Chronicles 11:36 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Hepher". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Hepher [N] [E] [S]

    a digger
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Hepher'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    Hepher [N] [E] [H]

    (a well ).

    1. The youngest of the sons of Gilead, ( Numbers 26:32 ) and head of the family of the Hepherites. (B.C. before 1450.)
    2. Son of Ashur, the "father of Tekoa." ( 1 Chronicles 4:6 ) (B.C. about 1445.)
    3. The Mecherathite, one of the heroes of Davids guard. ( 1 Chronicles 11:36 ) (B.C. 1046.)

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

    Bibliography Information

    Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Hepher'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

    Hepher [N] [E] [H]

    a place in ancient Canaan which occurs in the lists of conquered kings. ( Joshua 12:17 ) It was on the west of Jordan. Comp. ( Joshua 12:7 ) and 1Kin 4:10


    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

    Bibliography Information

    Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Hepher'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

    HEPHER

    (chepher):

    (1) Septuagint Hopher (Joshua 12:17), a Canaanitish town mentioned between Tappuah and Aphek, unidentified.

    (2) In 1 Kings 4:10 a district connected with Socoh, and placed by Solomon under the direction of Benhesed of Arubboth, unidentified.


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    Bibliography Information
    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'HEPHER'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.