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Hen (Person)


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Hebrew word for “grace, favor” used as either a proper name or a title (meaning “favored one”) of Josiah son of Zephaniah (Zechariah 6:14 ; compare Zechariah 6:10 ) if the present Hebrew text is original. The Syriac version (followed by the NRSV, REB, TEV) has the name Josiah in place of Hen in Zechariah 6:14 . The earliest Greek version understood the name as a title.


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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Hen (Person)'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hbd/h/hen-person.html. 1991.

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the Week of Christ the King / Proper 29 / Ordinary 34
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