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Heman


He’man (faithful).

1. Son of Zerah. 1 Chron. 2:6; 1 Kings 4:31.

2. Son of Joel and grandson of Samuel the prophet, a Kohathite. He is called “the singer,” rather the musician, 1 Chron. 6:33, and was the first of the three Levites to whom was committed the vocal and instrumental music of the temple service in the reign of David. 1 Chron. 15:16-22. The 88th Psalm is ascribed to him. (b.c. 1014.)