🔼The name Helkath in the Bible
There is only one town named Helkath in the Bible, which was situated in the territory allotted to the tribe of Asher, in the far north of Canaan (Joshua 19:25). When the tribes gave some of their cities to the Levites, the tribe of Asher gave Helkath to the Gershonites (Joshua 21:31).
🔼Etymology of the name Helkath
The name Helkath derives from the form חלק (hlq) and is probably an alternate (or archaic) spelling of either of the nouns חלקה (hlqh), meaning portion or field:
For a meaning of the name Helkath, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Portion, Field, Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names has just Portion and BDB Theological Dictionary proposes Portion, Possession.