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Lexicon :: Strong's H1968 - hêmān

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from אָמַן (H539)
Strong’s Definitions

הֵימָן Hêymân, hay-mawn'; probably from H539; faithful; Heman, the name of at least two Israelites:—Heman.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's H1968 in the following manner: Heman (17x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's H1968 in the following manner: Heman (17x).
  1. Heman = "faithful"

    1. a wise man to whom Solomon was compared

    2. son of Joel, grandson of Samuel, and a Levitical singer and author of PS 88

    3. a seer

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
הֵימָן Hêymân, hay-mawn'; probably from H539; faithful; Heman, the name of at least two Israelites:—Heman.
STRONGS H1968: Abbreviations
הֵימָן proper name, masculine Heman (faithful, compare Aramaic מְהֵימָן, bdb005401) a wise man with whom Solomon is compared 1 Kings 5:11, where app. son of Mahol (Klo sons of the dance); named with 3 others, one being Ethan the Ezrahite; 1 Chronicles 2:6a Heman is named with same 3+1 other, & all called sons of Zerah of Judah; Heman appears Psalm 88:1 also as the Ezrahite (see below זרח), compare Ethan above; in other passages Heman is a Levite; specifically Kohathite, son of Joel, called the singer (הַמְשׁוֺרֵר) 1 Chronicles 6:18 (|| Asaph 1 Chronicles 6:24, Ethan 1 Chronicles 6:29); Heman, Asaph & Ethan named as the singers (הַמְשֹׁרְרִים) 1 Chronicles 15:17, 19; compare Heman & Jeduthun 1 Chronicles 16:41, 42 (|| Asaph 1 Chronicles 16:37); Heman, Asaph & Jeduthun 1 Chronicles 25:6; 2 Chronicles 5:12; 35:15; elsewhere בְּנֵי אָ סָף וְהֵימָן וִידוּתוּן 1 Chronicles 25:1 compare 1 Chronicles 25:4; 1 Chronicles 25:4; 1 Chronicles 25:5; 1 Chronicles 25:5; בְּנֵי הֵימָן 2 Chronicles 29:14 (|| בְּנֵי ידוּתוּן); — 2 Chronicles 25:5 Heman is called חֹזֵה הַמֶּלָח בְּדִבְ רֵי הַאֱלֹהִים (compare Asaph 2 Chronicles 29:30, Jeduthun 2 Chronicles 35:15). — On question of identity of Heman in these various connections, see Thes Comm.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Kings


1 Chronicles

2:6; 6:18; 6:24; 6:29; 15:17; 15:19; 16:37; 16:41; 16:42; 25:1; 25:4; 25:4; 25:5; 25:5; 25:6

2 Chronicles

5:12; 25:5; 29:14; 29:30; 35:15; 35:15




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1968 matches the Hebrew הֵימָן (hêmān),
which occurs 17 times in 15 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:31 - For he was wiser than all other people, more than Ethan the Ezrahite, Heman H1968, Calcol, and [fn]Darda, the sons of Mahol; and his [fn]fame was known in all the surrounding nations.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:6 - The sons of Zerah were [fn]Zimri, Ethan, Heman H1968, Calcol, and [fn]Dara; five of them in all.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:33 - These are the ones who [fn]served with their sons: From the sons of the Kohathites were Heman H1968 the singer, the son of Joel, the son of Samuel,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:17 - So the Levites appointed Heman H1968 the son of Joel, and from his relatives, Asaph the son of Berechiah; and from the sons of Merari their relatives, Ethan the son of Kushaiah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:19 - So the singers, Heman H1968, Asaph, and Ethan, were appointed to sound aloud cymbals of bronze;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:41 - With them were Heman H1968 and Jeduthun, and the rest who were chosen, who were designated by name, to give thanks to the LORD, because His [fn]kindness is everlasting.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:42 - And with them were Heman H1968 and Jeduthun with trumpets and cymbals for those who were to play them, and with instruments for the songs of God, and the sons of Jeduthun for the gate.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:1 -

Moreover, David and the commanders of the army set apart for the service some of the sons of Asaph, Heman H1968, and Jeduthun, who were to prophesy with lyres, harps, and cymbals; and the number of [fn]those who performed this service was:

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:4 - Of Heman H1968, the sons of Heman H1968: Bukkiah, Mattaniah, [fn]Uzziel, [fn]Shebuel and Jerimoth, Hananiah, Hanani, Eliathah, Giddalti and Romamti-ezer, Joshbekashah, Mallothi, Hothir, and Mahazioth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:5 - All these were the sons of Heman H1968 the king’s seer to [fn]exalt him according to the words of God, for God gave fourteen sons and three daughters to Heman H1968.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:6 - All of these were under the [fn]direction of their father to sing in the house of the LORD, with cymbals, harps, and lyres, for the service of the house of God. Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman H1968 were [fn]under the direction of the king.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 5:12 - and all the Levitical singers, Asaph, Heman H1968, Jeduthun, and their sons and kinsmen, clothed in fine linen, with cymbals, harps, and lyres, standing east of the altar, and with them 120 priests blowing trumpets
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:14 - and from the sons of Heman H1968, [fn]Jehiel and Shimei; and from the sons of Jeduthun, Shemaiah and Uzziel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 35:15 - The singers, the sons of Asaph, were also at their positions according to the command of David, Asaph, Heman H1968, and Jeduthun the king’s seer; and the gatekeepers at each gate did not have to leave their service, because their kinsmen the Levites prepared for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:1 -

A Song. A Psalm of the sons of Korah. For the music director; according to Mahalath Leannoth. A [fn]Maskil of Heman [fn]the Ezrahite.

LORD, the God of my salvation,

I have cried out by day and in the night before You.

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