Heber (Hee´buhr; Heb., “enclave”)

1 The eponym of a clan in Asher (Gen 46:17; Num 26:45; 1Chr 7:31-32). 2 The father or founder of Soco in Judah (1Chr 4:18). 3 A family in Benjamin (1Chr 8:17; cf. Eber in v. 1). 4 In an early narrative, the Kenite (“smith”) husband of Jael; Jael killed Sisera in her tent at the oak in Zaanannim, in north Galilee (Judg 4:21; Judg 5:24). This Heber had migrated to the territory of Naphtali, which had a common border with Asher, and had settled in peace with Jabin, king of Canaan, at Hazor (Judg 4:11; Judg 4:17).

Gen 46:17

17The children of Asher: Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, Beriah, and their sister Serah. The children of Beriah: Heber and Malchiel

Num 26:45

45Of the descendants of Beriah: of Heber, the clan of the Heberites; of Malchiel, the clan of the Malchielites.

1Chr 7:31-32

31The sons of Beriah: Heber and Malchiel, who was the father of Birzaith.32Heber became the father of Japhlet, Shomer, Hotham, and their sister Shua.

1Chr 4:18

18And his Judean wife bore Jered father of Gedor, Heber father of Soco, and Jekuthiel father of Zanoah.

1Chr 8:17

17Zebadiah, Meshullam, Hizki, Heber,

Judg 4:21

21But Jael wife of Heber took a tent peg, and took a hammer in her hand, and went softly to him and drove the peg into his temple, until it went down into the g ... View more

Judg 5:24

24“Most blessed of women be Jael,
the wife of Heber the Kenite,
of tent-dwelling women most blessed.

Judg 4:11

11Now Heber the Kenite had separated from the other Kenites, that is, the descendants of Hobab the father-in-law of Moses, and had encamped as far away as Elon- ... View more

Judg 4:17

17Now Sisera had fled away on foot to the tent of Jael wife of Heber the Kenite; for there was peace between King Jabin of Hazor and the clan of Heber the Kenit ... View more

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