Character Study on Hesed

Character Study on Hesed

Genesis 22: And Chesed, and Hazo, and Pildash, and Jidlaph, and Bethuel.
1 Kings 4: The son of Hesed, in Aruboth; to him pertained Sochoh, and all the land of Hepher:
1 Chronicles 3: And Hashubah, and Ohel, and Berechiah, and Hasadiah, Jushabhesed, five.

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Hesed
(hee' ssehd) Personal name meaning “grace” or “covenant love.” Father of one of Solomon's district governors (1 Kings 4:10 KJV). Modern translations transliterate ben (Hebrew “son of”). He brought provisions for the royal court one month a year from his district of Arubboth. See Arubboth .

Holman Bible Dictionary - Jushab-Hesed
(jyoo' sshab-hee' ssehd) Personal name meaning, “mercy is brought back.” Royal son of Zerubbabel and descendant of David, thus a part of keeping messianic hope alive (1 Chronicles 3:20 ). See Zerubbabel .

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Hesed, the Son of
Benhased: 1 Kings 4:10.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Ben-Hesed
(behn-hee' ssehd) Personal name meaning, “son of mercy.” Solomon's district supervisor over the Mediterranean coastal region between Aphek on the south and Hepher. He supplied the royal court one month a year (1 Kings 4:10 ).

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Ben-Hesed
BEN-HESED (AV [Note: Authorized Version.] ‘son of Hesed’ [= ‘kindness’]). One of Solomon’s twelve commissariat officers who had charge of a district in Judah ( 1 Kings 4:10 ).

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Jushab-Hesed
JUSHAB-HESED. A son of Zerubbabel ( 1 Chronicles 3:20 ).

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Hesed
Father of one of Solomon's commissariat officers. 1 Kings 4:10 .

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Jushab Hesed
("loving kindness is returned") (The name expressing the gratitude to God of pious Jews at the return from Babylon: 1 Chronicles 3:20.) The "five" in this verse are grouped together as of one mother, those in 1 Chronicles 3:19 were by another mother.

Sentence search

Ben-Hesed - BEN-Hesed (AV [Note: Authorized Version. ] ‘son of Hesed’ [= ‘kindness’])
Jushab-Hesed - JUSHAB-Hesed
he'Sed - (kindness ), the son of Hesed or Ben-CHesed, was commissary for Solomon
Pious - ... Basically, hasid means one who practices Hesed (“loving-kindness”), so it is to be translated the “pious” or “godly one
Socoh, Soco, Shocho - A town belonging to Ben-Hesed (1 Kings 4:10 NRSV), one of the twelve officials who provided food for Solomon and his household
Soco, Socoh - A fortified town in the Shephçlah of Judah, mentioned in Joshua 15:35 along with Adullam and Azekah; the Philistines ( 1 Samuel 17:1 ) ‘pitched between Socoh and Azekah’: Ben-Hesed, one of Solomon’s twelve officers, had charge of it ( 1 Kings 4:10 ); it was re-fortified by Rehoboam ( 2 Chronicles 11:7 ); during the reign of Ahaz it was taken, along with other prominent fortress cities of the Shephçlah, by the Philistines
Mercy - " The chief Hebrew term is Hesed [ חֶסֶד , חֶסֶד ], God's covenant "lovingkindness. Mercy and Hesed [ Exodus 34:6 ; Deuteronomy 4:31 ; 13:17 ; Hosea 2:19 ); its meaning through Hesed [ Psalm 25:6 ; 40:11 ; 69:17 ; Isaiah 63:7 ; Jeremiah 16:5 ; 42:12 ; Hosea 2:19 ; Joel 2:13 ; Zechariah 7:9 ). In the "Magnificat" Mary recalls the mercy of God, God's Hesed [ Luke 1:50,54,58,72,78 ). Glueck, Hesed in the Bible ; R
Requirement - ... What the Lord requires for reconciliation with wayward people is not exorbitantly expensive offerings, but repentance leading to decent behavior toward others, love of "mercy" (Hesed [ Micah 6:6-8 )
Kindness (2) - Hesed is the bond uniting Jahweh and Israel in one covenant relation: the Hesed of J″ [Note: ″ Jehovah. , in Hosea) Hesed is presented as the right characteristic of human relationships, even as it denotes God’s graciousness to men; and as a term belooging to common life it indicates that ‘those who are linked together by the bonds of personal affection, or of social unity, owe to one another more than can be expressed in the forms of legal obligation’ (W. And Jesus quotes Hosea 6:6 with approval, ‘I desire mercy (Hesed) and not sacrifice’ (Matthew 12:7)—a passage which makes that quality of kindness of greater importance than worship, and worship vain without it
Kindness - ) and in Hebrew (Hesed, tob, rahamim, hemlah, hen, etc
Brotherly Love - ... Old Testament Two words in the Old Testament cover the full range of ideas associated with “love,” the Hebrew ahab and Hesed , though the latter is often associated with covenant love
Good, Goodness - "... The goodness God's people exhibit shows itself in various moral qualities, notably kindness; Hesed [ חֶסֶד , חֶסֶד ], translated "goodness" or "kindness, " serves as one of the major synonyms of tob [ טָב ], "good, " in the Old Testament
Faithfulness - 11:5), with cHesed (“lovingkindness”—cf. ... The relationship between God and Israel is best described by the word Hesed (“love”); but as a synonym, 'ĕmûnâh fits very well
Love - Glueck, Hesed in the Bible ; W
God - ... The moral core of the covenant, however, was described by another word, Hesed, a rich concept requiring multiple terms in translation, such as "steadfast love, " "lovingkindness, " "mercy, " "faithfulness, " "trustworthiness, " and "loyalty. " This "trustworthiness" or "loyalty" that characterized God is set down in the ethical centerpiece of the law, the Ten Commandments, where God declares that he will show Hesed "to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my commandments" (Exodus 20:6 ). And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy (Hesed ), and to walk humbly with your God
Name, Names - Thus we have Jushab-Hesed (‘kindness is requited’), Tob-adonijah (‘good is the Lord Jahweh’), Elioenai (‘to Jahweh are mine eyes’), Hazzelelponi (‘Give shade, Thou who turnest to me’; cf
Family - This New Testament love expanded the Old Testament understanding of steadfast love (Hesed ) by developing an unconditional, accepting love known initially in the love of God (John 3:16 ; 1 Corinthians 13:1 )
Chronicles, the Books of - The names of the scribes before the restoration express the national hope at the time (1 Chronicles 3:19-20): Hananiah (Jehovah's grace); Berechiah (Jehovah's blessing); Hasadiah (Jehovah's mercy); Jushab-Hesed ("mercy returns"
Israel, History of - ... Hosea, the only northern prophet whose message is recorded in a book bearing his name, was Israel's eighth-century proponent of Hesed (“covenant fidelity”) theology