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Helek meaning

חלק
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🔼The name Helek in the Bible

There's only one man named Helek in the Bible, and he is mentioned twice. Helek was the founder of the Helekites (חלקי, Numbers 26:30), and a son of Gilead, son of Machir, son of Manasseh, son of Joseph, son of Jacob and Rachel. The Helekites were a sub-clan of the Gileadites, who were a sub-clan of the Machirites, but by the time of the invasion of Canaan the Helekites appear to have become dominant (Joshua 17:2).

🔼Etymology of the name Helek

The name Helek is identical to the nouns חלק (heleq), meaning portion, and חלק (heleq), meaning smoothness or seductiveness of speech:

🔼Helek meaning

For a meaning of the name Helek, NOBSE Study Bible Name List, Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names and even BDB Theological Dictionary read Portion.

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