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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
JOKDEAM (PLACE) [Heb yoqdĕʿām (יָקְדְּעָם)]. A town situated in the south-central hill country of Judah (Josh 15:56), within the same district as Maon. This settlement is listed among the towns within the tribal allotment of Judah (Josh 15:21–62). One common, but very tentative, suggestion places the
JORKEAM (PLACE) [Heb yorqăʿām (יָרְקֲעָם)]. A village in Judah occupied by the Hebronite clan of Caleb (1 Chr 2:44). The formula “x the father of y,” used throughout the list in which this name appears, leaves the impression that the names are those of persons, though here the Chronicler uses it to
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jokdeam. One of the cities located in the hill country allotted to Judah’s tribe for an inheritance, mentioned between Jezreel and Zanoah (Jos 15:56). Its site is uncertain.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jokdeam jokʹdeēm [Heb. yoqḏeʿām (< yāqaḏ—‘burn’?); LXX A Iarikam; LXX B Iekdaam; LXX L Ieknaam; Pesh neqēmʿam]. A city inherited by the tribe of Judah during the Conquest (Josh. 15:56), located by the biblical source near the cities of Maon, Carmel, Ziph, Juttah, Kain, etc. in “the hill country” (15:48)
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
JOKDEAM One of the cities located in the hill country allotted to Judah’s tribe for an inheritance, mentioned between Jezreel and Zanoah (Jos 15:56).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
JOKDEAM. An unidentified town in the hill country of Judah, listed with Maon, Carmel and Ziph in (Josh 15:56).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jorkeam (Heb. yorqĕʿām)A settlement in Judah mentioned in the list of villages settled by the house of Caleb (1 Chr. 2:44). Though the context of this chapter is a genealogy, most commentators associate the names with a list of towns in Josh. 15. The LXX reads Jokdeam and thus ties further the Chronicler’s
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
JOK´DEAM (jokʹde-am). A city of Judah in the hill country (Josh. 15:56), apparently S of Hebron. Perhaps it is to be identified with Khirbet Raqa‘ near Ziph.