Hoenir (Honir) The god of silence.
He was one of the three original Aesir gods who, along
with his brothers Odin and Lothur, created the world according to the Eddic poem Voluspa. In his Prose Edda, Snorri Sturluson calls Hoenir Vili and Lothur Ve.
After the Aesir/Vanir War, Hoenir went to live with the Vanir as part of an exchange of gods. With
him went the wise Mimir. The Vanir gods became angry when Hoenir appeared to be indecisive and
not quick-witted, always relying on Mimir to make decisions. Because Hoenir was Odin’s brother, the
Vanir did not harm him but instead killed Mimir and sent his head back to Odin.
Hoenir is associated with Odin and Loki in the stories “Idunn’s Apples” and “Otr’s Ransom”, when he accompanied the two gods on journeys to Earth.
Hoenir survived Ragnarok, the end of the world. Not much is known about this silent god.