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Darkon
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Darkon
Darkon (דַּרְקוֹן‎, darqon). Ancestor of a family of Solomon’s servants (Ezra 2:56; Neh 7:58; compare 1 Esdras 5:33).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Darkon (Person)
DARKON (PERSON) [Heb darqôn (דַּרְקֹון)]. Head of a family of “sons of Solomon’s servants” (see SOLOMON’S SERVANTS) which is listed among those exiles returning from Babylon to Jerusalem and Judah (Ezra 2:56 = Neh 7:58). Mendelsohn (1942: 17) believes this group was merged with the nĕtı̂nı̂m ‘temple
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Darkon
Darkon. Ancestor of a group of people that returned to Judah with Zerubbabel after the exile (Ezr 2:56; Neh 7:58).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Darkon
Darkon därʹkon [Heb. darqôn—‘carrier’]. Ancestor of a subdivision of “Solomon’s servants,” so called in post-exilic times (Ezr. 2:56; Neh. 7:58; called Lozon in 1 Esd. 5:33).
Lozon
Lozonlä-zōn’ [Gk. Lozōn] (1 Esd. 5:33). Head of a family of Solomon’s servants. The name at this point in the parallel lists (Ezr. 2:56; Neh. 7:58) is Darkon.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Darkon
DARKON Ancestor of a group of people who returned to Judah with Zerubbabel after the exile (Ezr 2:56; Neh 7:58).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Darkon
DARKON. An ancestor of Solomon’s servant Jaala. The “children of Darkon” returned from Exile with Zerubbabel (Ezr 2:56; Neh 7:58).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Darkon
Darkon (Heb. darqôn)The head of a family of “Solomon’s servants” who returned from exile under Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:56 = Neh. 7:58).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Darkon
Darkon [därˊkŏn] (Heb. darq̂n “bearer”). One of “Solomon’s servants,” whose descendants returned from exile under Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:56; Neh. 7:58).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Darkon
Dar´kon (scatterer). Children of Darkon were among the “servants of Solomon” who returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel. Ezra 2:56; Neh. 7:58. (b.c. before 536.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Darkon
DAR´KON (darʹkon). One whose children, or descendants, were among the servants of Solomon who returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:56; Neh. 7:58), about 458 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Darkon
DARKON [DAR kahn] — a servant of Solomon whose descendants returned to the land of Israel after the Captivity (Ezra 2:56; Neh. 7:58).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
DARKON
DARKON<dar’-kon> ([דַּרְקוֹן‎, darqon], “carrier”): Ancestor of a subdivision of “Solomon’s servants,” so called, in post-exilic times (Ezra 2:56; Nehemiah 7:58; Lozon, 1 Esdras 5:33).
LOZON
LOZON<lo’-zon> ([Λοζών, Lozon]): Head of a family of Solomon’s servants (1 Esdras 5:33); called “Darkon” in Ezr 2:56; Neh 7:58.
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