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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Nacon
Nacon (נָכוֹן‎, nakhon; כִּידֹן‎, kidon). Also known as Chidon. The owner of the threshing floor near Jerusalem where Uzzah died (2 Sam 6:6; 1 Chr 13:9).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Nacon (Person)
NACON (PERSON) [Heb nakōn (נַכֹן)]. Var. CHIDON. Owner of a threshing floor mentioned in 2 Sam 6:6, which the “ark of God” passed on its way to Jerusalem when David was transporting it from the house of Abinadab at Kiriath-jearim.There has not been agreement as to whether the Hebrew word, nakōn, should
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Nacon
Nacon nāʹkon [Heb nāḵôn—‘correct’; Gk B Nōdab, A Nachon] (2 S. 6:6); AV NACHON; NEB “a certain.” A proper name of either a person or a place. At the threshing floor of Nacon (Chidon in 1 Ch. 13:9), Uzzah “put out his hand” to steady the ark of God and was struck dead. The place was thereafter called
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Chidon
CHIDON. The name of the threshing floor where Uzzah was struck dead for touching the ark when the oxen stumbled (1 Chr 13:9–10). However, the parallel passage in 2 Sam 6:6) has the threshing floor of Nachon (q.v.). The reference may indicate the owner of the threshing floor. There is no certain knowledge
Nachon
NACHON. A Benjamite at whose threshing floor Uzzah was smitten for touching the ark (2 Sam 6:6). He is also called Chidon (1 Chr 13:9).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Chidon
Chidon [kīˊdən] (Heb. kîḏōn). The owner of the threshing floor at the site where Uzzah was killed, having stretched out his hand to prevent the ark of the covenant from falling off the oxcart (1 Chr. 13:9; NIV “Kidon”); the author of Samuel calls him Nacon (2 Sam. 6:6). Though the exact location
Nacon
Nacon [nāˊkŏn] (Heb. nāḵôn). The owner of a threshing floor near Jerusalem where the ark of the covenant nearly fell from an ox cart (2 Sam. 6:6; KJV “Nachon,” following LXX A; but cf. par. 1 Chr. 13:9, where the owner is called Chidon). The oxen stumbled, and when Uzziah tried to restrain
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Chidon
CHIDON The name of the threshing floor where Uzzah was struck dead after touching the ark of the covenant (1 Chr 13:9).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Chidon
CHI´DON (kiʹdon; a “spear”), Ki´don (NIV). Thought by some to be an Israelite on whose threshing floor the accident to the Ark, and the death of Uzza, took place as the Ark was being carried to Jerusalem (1 Chron. 13:9). It is more probable that it was the name of the place.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Nachon
NACHON [NAY kon] (firm, prepared) — the name of the threshing floor where Uzzah (or Uzza) was struck dead for touching the Ark of the Covenant (2 Sam. 6:6; Nacon, NIV, NRSV). Whether the name is that of a person or a place is unclear. In a parallel account, the name is given as Chidon (1 Chr. 13:9).
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Chidon
Chidon [Ki-dohn](Hebrew origin: Dart)(1 Chronicles 13:9). 10th century b.c. Chidon—also called Nachon (2 Samuel 6:6)—was the owner of the threshing floor where Uzza died, when he accidentally touched the Ark, while it was being brought to Jerusalem.
Nachon
Nachon [Nay-kahn](Hebrew origin: Prepared)(2 Samuel 6:6). 10th century b.c. Nachon—also called Chidon (1 Chronicles 13:9)—was the owner of the threshing floor where Uzza died, when he accidentally touched the Ark, while it was being brought to Jerusalem.
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Nacon
NACON (Nāʹ cŏn) Place-name meaning “firm” or “prepared.” Threshing floor between Baaljudah (Kiriath-jearim) and Jerusalem (2 Sam. 6:6). The designation is either a place-name or the name of the owner. Chidon is given as the owner’s name in the parallel account (1 Chron. 13:9).
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Kidon
Kidon ki’duhn (כִּידֹןH3961, “javelin” or “[short] sword”). Also Chidon. The owner of a threshing floor (or possibly the name of the place itself) where Uzzah died because he touched the ark of the covenant while it was being transported toward Jerusalem (1 Chr. 13:9). The place is called Nacon in the
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 4, M–P
Nacon
Nacon nay’kon (נָכוֹןH5789, possibly “established”). KJV Nachon; TNIV Nakon. The owner of a threshing floor next to which Uzzah died because he touched the ark of the covenant while it was being transported toward Jerusalem (2 Sam. 6:6; 4QSama has nwdn, and the parallel passage in 1 Chr. 13:9 reads
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