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Ben-Deker
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ben-Deker
Ben-Deker (בֶּן־דֶּקֶר‎, ben-deqer). An officer responsible for providing a month’s provisions for Solomon’s household (1 Kgs 4:9).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ben-Deker (Person)
BEN-DEKER (PERSON) [Heb ben-deqer (בֶּן־דֶּקֶר)]. One of Solomon’s twelve prefects, Ben-deker was responsible for providing supplies for the king from the second administrative district, which included the towns of Makaz, Shaalbim, Beth-Shemesh, and Elonbeth-hanan (1 Kgs 4:9).Ben-deker’s district consisted
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ben-deker
Ben-deker. One of 12 officers appointed to requisition food for King Solomon’s household (1 Kgs 4:9, kjv son of Dekar). Ben-deker’s administrative district comprised an area along the southern border of Dan’s tribe near Beth-shemesh.
Dekar
Dekar. kjv spelling of Deker, one of King Solomon’s officials, in 1 Kings 4:9.See Ben-deker.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ben-Deker
Ben-Deker ben-dēʹker [Heb. ben-deqer—‘son of Deker’]; AV “son of Dekar”; NEB BEN-DEKAR. One of the twelve officers who provided food for King Solomon and his household (1 K. 4:9).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ben-Deker
BEN-DEKER One of 12 officers appointed to requisition food for King Solomon’s household (1 Kgs 4:9, kjv “son of Dekar”). Ben-deker’s administrative district comprised an area along the southern border of Dan’s tribe near Beth-shemesh.
Dekar
DEKAR* kjv spelling of Deker, one of King Solomon’s officials, in 1 Kings 4:9. See Ben-deker.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Dekar
DEKAR. The name of one of the 12 officers who provided food for King Solomon and his household (1 Kgs 4:7, 9).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ben-Deker
Ben-Deker (Heb. ben-deqer)The officer over Solomon’s second administrative district, which included Makaz and Beth-shemesh (1 Kgs. 4:9).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ben-Deker
Ben-Deker [bĕn dēˊkər] (Heb. ben-deqer “son of Deker”). Officer over Makaz during the reign of Solomon (1 Kgs. 4:9; KJV “son of Deker”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Dekar
De´kar (a lancer). The son of Dekar, i.e., Ben Dekar, was Solomon’s commissariat officer in the western part of the hill-country of Judah and Benjamin, Shaalbim and Bethshemesh. 1 Kings 4:9. (b.c. before 1014.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ben-Dekar
BEN-DE´KAR (ben-deʹkar; “stab”). The father of Solomon’s deputy in the second royal district, lying in the western part of the hill country of Judah and Benjamin, Shaalbim, and Beth-shemesh (1 Kings 4:9), before 960 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ben-Deker
BEN-DEKER [ben DECK ur] (son of Deker) — one of the 12 officers who provided food for King Solomon and his household (1 Kin. 4:9; Ben-dekar, REB).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BEN-DEKER
BEN-DEKER<ben-de’-ker> (בֶּן־דֶּקֶר‎ [ben-deqer], “son of Deker,” the King James Version “son of Dekar”): The word is derived from a Hebrew root meaning “to pierce.” Compare HPN, 69. One of the 12 officers who provided victuals for King Solomon and his household (1 Kings 4:9).
DEKAR
DEKAR<de’-kar> ([דֶּקֶר‎, deqer], “lancer”): Father of one of Solomon’s commissaries (1 Kings 4:9 the King James Version).See BEN-DEKER.
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