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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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. 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.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
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.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
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).