Heber

(redirected from Heber the Kenite)
Also found in: Wikipedia.

Heber

(hē`bər), in the Bible. 1 Eponym of the Hebrews. It also appears as Eber. 2 Kenite, husband of Jael. 3, 4 Benjamites. 5 Gadite. 6 Judahite. 7 Asherite. 8 Eber, priest.
References in classic literature ?
Blessed above women shall Jael the wife of Heber the Kenite be,
While the Canaanites and their chariots are sinking deeper in the mud, Sisera, their general, abandons his troops and flees the battle on foot, running to the tent of Jael, wife of Heber the Kenite.
Shvat cited in his study the biblical cases of Queen Esther, who slept with Persian King Ahasuerus to save her community, and Yael wife of Heber the Kenite, who seduced and killed the Canaanite general Sisera.