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Also known as Chidon. The owner of the threshing floor near Jerusalem where Uzzah died (2 Sam 6:6; 1 Chr 13:9).
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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 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. 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
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Catholic Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
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).
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Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Kidon ki’duhn (כִּידֹן H3961, “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 nay’kon (נָכוֹן H5789, 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