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Heleph meaning

חלף

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🔼The name Heleph in the Bible

The name Heleph occurs only once in the Bible. It belongs to a town on the (what seems) northern border of the territory allotted to the tribe of Naphtali, in the northern tip of Israel (Joshua 19:33).

🔼Etymology of the name Heleph

The name Heleph is identical to the noun חלפ (helep), meaning compensation (for services rendered):

🔼Heleph meaning

For a meaning of the name Heleph, NOBSE Study Bible Name List has a hardly defendable Strong. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names reads Exchange. BDB Theological Dictionary does not interpret this name but does submit that it is identical to the noun חלפ (helep).