Jakim (priest)
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jakim the Priest
Jakim the Priest (יָקִים‎, yaqim). A leader of one of the 24 priestly families whose time of service was determined by lot in 1 Chr 24:1–19. Jakim received the 12th lot (1 Chr 24:12).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jakim (Person)
JAKIM (PERSON) [Heb yāqim (יָקִם‎)]. 1. A Benjaminite, the son of Shimei and inhabitant of Jerusalem (1 Chr 8:19). Geography seems to provide the organizing principle of the genealogical list in which Jakim appears. He thereby provides important demographic evidence for the population of Jerusalem at
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jakim. 1. Elpaal’s descendant from Benjamin’s tribe (1 Chr 8:19).2. Levite assigned to temple duty in David’s time (1 Chr 24:12).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
2. A priest, the head of the twelfth of the twenty-four courses into which the priests were divided (1 Ch. 24:12).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
JAKIM1. Shimei’s descendant from Benjamin’s tribe (1 Chr 8:19).2. Family leader of the 12th group of Aaron’s descendants assigned to temple duty in David’s time (1 Chr 24:12).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
JAKIM1. A son of Shimhi, a Benjamite (1 Chr 8:19).2. A priest and a descendant of Aaron. His family was made the 12th of the 24 courses into which David divided the priests (1 Chr 24:12).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jakim (Heb. yāqɩ̂m)1. A son of Shimei from the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chr. 8:19).2. The leader of the twelfth division of priests at the time of David (1 Chr. 24:12).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ja´kim (whom God sets up).1. Head of the twelfth course of priests in the reign of David. 1 Chron. 24:12. (b.c. 1014.)2. A Benjamite, one of the Bene-Shimhi. 1 Chron. 8:19. (b.c. 588.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
JA´KIM (jaʹkim; “God sets up”).1. One of the “sons” of Shimei, a Benjamite living in Jerusalem (1 Chron. 8:19).2. Head of the twelfth division of priests as arranged by David (1 Chron. 24:12), about 970 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jakimestablisher. (1.) Chief of the twelfth priestly order (1 Chr. 24:12).(2.) A Benjamite (1 Chr. 8:19).(3.) Margin in Matt. 1:11 means Jehoiakim.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
JAKIM [JAY kim] (may he establish) — the name of two men in the Old Testament:1. A son of Shimei (1 Chr. 8:19).2. A head of a family of priests (1 Chr. 24:12).
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