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Heman

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

 

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Heman

Faithful.

1. 1 Kings 4:31; 1 Chronicles 2:6, a son of Zerah, noted for his wisdom.

2. Grandson of Samuel (1 Chronicles 6:33; 15:17), to whom the 88th Psalm probably was inscribed. He was one of the "seers" named in 2 Chronicles 29:14, 30, and took a leading part in the administration of the sacred services.


Hitchcock's Names Dictionary
Heman

their trouble; tumult; much; in great number


Naves Topical Index
Heman

1. A man noted for wisdom, to whom Solomon is compared
1 Kings 4:31; 1 Chronicles 2:6

2. The singer :

A chief Levite, and musician
1 Chronicles 6:33; 1 Chronicles 15:17; 1 Chronicles 15:19; 1 Chronicles 16:41

The king's seer
1 Chronicles 25:5

His sons and daughters temple musicians
1 Chronicles 6:33; 1 Chronicles 25:1-6

Maschil of, title of Psalm 88
Psalms 88:1


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Heman

(faithful)

  1. Son of Zerah. (1 Chronicles 2:6; 1 Kings 4:31)
  2. 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.)