1968. Heman
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Heman: an Israelite name
Original Word: הֵימָן
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Transliteration: Heman
Phonetic Spelling: (hay-mawn')
Short Definition: Heman

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from aman
an Isr. name
NASB Translation
Heman (16).

הֵימָן proper name, masculine Heman (faithful, compare Aramaic מְהֵימָן, ) 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 2:6 a 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 v.1 Chronicles 6:24, Ethan v.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; 2Chronicles 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 הֵימָן2Chronicles 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.

הֵימָן proper name see אמן.


Probably from 'aman; faithful; Heman, the name of at least two Israelites -- Heman.

see HEBREW 'aman

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