Meaning: passing over
This is the name of various biblical men…
Heber, a descendant of Noah by Shem
Heber became the father of the Hebrew people.
also known as: Eber
The Apostle Luke lists Heber as the son of Sala, the grandson of Cainan, the great-grandson of Arphaxad, and the great-great-grandson of Sem (Shem), who was the son of Noah (Noe).
The generations list in Genesis seems to refer to this same man as “Eber” (Genesis 10:21, 24-25). (See: HEBREW)
Heber, son of Beriah and grandson of Asher (Genesis 46:17; 1 Chronicles 7:31-32)
Heber, the Kenite (Judges 4:11, 17; 5:24), a descendant of Hobab.
His wife Jael persuaded the fleeing captain Sisera (King Jabin of Hazor’s army commander and enemy of the Israelites) into her tent and then killed him, fulfilling .
Heber, a Judahite and father of Socho (1 Chronicles 4:18)
Heber was the son of Ezrah by his Judahite wife who also bore Jered the father of Gedor, and Jekuthiel the father of Zanoah.
Heber, the Benjamite (1 Chronicles 8:17)
Heber, the Gadite (5:13)(See EBER.)
Article Version: March 19, 2019