Hepher

a place in ancient Canaan which occurs in the lists of conquered kings. (Joshua 12:17) It was on the west of Jordan. Comp. (Joshua 12:7) and 1Kin 4:10

(a well).

+ The youngest of the sons of Gilead, (Numbers 26:32) and head of the family of the Hepherites. (B.C. before 1450.)

+ Son of Ashur, the "father of Tekoa." (1 Chronicles 4:6) (B.C. about 1445.)

+ The Mecherathite, one of the heroes of David's guard. (1 Chronicles 11:36) (B.C. 1046.)