Heman the Ezrahite

(fl. 13th cent BCE)
   Sage. He is named in the Bible as one of the great sages who was surpassed in wisdom only by Solomon (I Kings 5:11). Psalm 88 is attributed to him.

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  • Heman (Bible) — Heman the Ezrahite is described as the author of Psalm 88 in the Bible. The name Heman is also listed as an ancestor of Jerimoth in Chronicles. J. A. Motyer, former Principal of Trinity College, Bristol, comments:The name Heman is a Jewish name,… …   Wikipedia

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  • Psalm 89 — (Greek numbering: Psalm 88) is in the Book of Psalms, part of the Hebrew Bible.The superscription of this Psalm claims that it was written by Ethan, the Ezrahite. Ethan the Ezrahite, along with Heman the Ezrahite (the author of the preceding… …   Wikipedia

  • Psalms — Psalm redirects here. For other uses, see Psalm (disambiguation). Hebrew Bible …   Wikipedia

  • Psalms — • The Psalter, or Book of Psalms, is the first book of the Writings , i.e. of the third section of the printed Hebrew Bible of today. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Psalms     Psalms …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • AL-ḤARIZI, JUDAH BEN SOLOMON — (1165–1225), Hebrew poet and translator. He was born in Spain, very likely in Christian Toledo, a city that at this time preserved Arabic culture and that he describes with particular detail; however, there are no conclusive proofs of it, and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ETHAN — (Heb. אֵיתָן; permanent, enduring ? or one consecrated (to a temple) ?). The Bible ostensibly mentions four individuals named Ethan: (1) Ethan the Ezrahite, a sage (along with heman , Calcol, and Darda, sons of Mahol ) whom Solomon surpassed in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • Livre Des Psaumes — Premiers versets en hébreu du psaume 1. Le livre des Psaumes (ספר תהילים Sefer Tehillim en hébreu, Livre des Louanges) est un livre de la Bible juive, le premier de la section des Ketouvim, selon le canon de la Bible hébraïque. Dans l Ancien… …   Wikipédia en Français

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