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Chidon (Place)
Chidon • Kidon • The Threshing Floor of Chidon
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Chidon (Place)
CHIDON (PLACE) [Heb kı̂dōn (כִּידֹן)]. The name of the threshing floor where Uzzah was struck dead for touching the ark of the covenant while it was being transported to Jerusalem by oxcart (1 Chr 13:9). David then renamed the spot PEREZ-UZZAH, preserving it in national memory as the place where God’s
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Chidon
Chidon. Threshing floor where Uzzah was struck down by God as he attempted to steady the ark of the covenant (1 Chr 13:9). The parallel passage in 2 Samuel 6:6 refers to this place as “the threshing floor of Nacon.” Following the death of Uzzah the place was renamed Perez-uzzah, which means either “the
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Chidon
Chidon kī̀dən, THRESHING FLOOR OF [Heb. gōren kîḏōn; Gk. B omits; A Cheilō]; NEB KIDON. The place where Uzzah perished because he touched the ark (1 Ch. 13:9). In 2 S. 6:6 it is called the threshing floor of Nacon. No name resembling either Chidon or Nacon has been discovered.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Kidon
KIDON* Threshing floor where Uzzah was struck down by God as he attempted to steady the ark of the covenant (1 Chr 13:9, nlt mg). The parallel passage in 2 Samuel 6:6 refers to this place as “the threshing floor of Nacon.” Following the death of Uzzah, the place was renamed Perez-uzzah, which means either
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Chidon
Chidon (Heb. kɩ̂ḏōn)The threshing floor where Uzzah was struck dead for touching the ark of the covenant (1 Chr. 13:9). The passage does not indicate if Chidon is the name, the site, or the owner of the threshing floor. The name Nacon is used in the parallel passage (2 Sam. 6:6). After Uzzah’s death,
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Chidon
Chi´don (a javelin), the name which in 1 Chron. 13:9 is given to the threshing-floor at which the accident to the ark took place. In the parallel account in 2 Sam. 6 the name is given as Nachon.
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.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Chidon
Chidondart, the name of the threshing-floor at which the death of Uzzah took place (1 Chr. 13:9). In the parallel passage in Samuel (2 Sam. 6:6) it is called “Nachon’s threshing-floor.” It was a place not far north-west from Jerusalem.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Chidon
CHIDON [KYE dun] (a javelin) — the name of the threshing floor where Uzza (or Uzzah) was struck dead for touching the Ark of the Covenant (1 Chr. 13:9; Kidon, NIV). In a parallel account the name is given as Nachon (2 Sam. 6:6; Naeon, NIV).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CHIDON, THE THRESHING-FLOOR OF
CHIDON, THE THRESHING-FLOOR OF<ki’-don>, (גֹּרֶן כִּידן‎ [goren kidhon]; Septuagint B, omits; A has [Χειλώ, Cheilo]): The place where Uzza perished because he touched the ark (1 Chronicles 13:9). In 2 Samuel 6:6 it is called the threshing-floor of Nachon. No name resembling either of these has been
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Chidon
Chiʹdon. The threshing-floor of Chidon was the place where Uzzah was struck dead for touching the ark (1 Chron. 13:9). It is called Nachon in 2 Sam. 6:6. It is, however, uncertain whether these names are applied to the owner or to the threshing-floor itself.
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Chidon
CHIDON (Cīʹ dŏn) Personal name meaning “crescent sword.” First Chronicles 13:9 reads “Chidon” for “Nacon” in 2 Sam. 6:6. Chidon could be a place-name in the text. See Nachon.
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