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Jokdeam
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jokdeam
Jokdeam (יָקְדְעָם‎, yoqde'am). A town assigned to the tribe of Judah (Josh 15:56).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jokdeam (Place)
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)
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
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.
Jorkeam, Jorkoam
Jorkeam, Jorkoam. Raham’s son and a descendant of Judah through Caleb’s line (1 Chr 2:44, kjv Jorkoam). The name should perhaps be understood as a place-name and be identified with Jokdeam (Jos 15:56).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jokdeam
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)
Jorkeam
Jorkeam jôrʹkē-əm [Heb. yorqeʾām]; AV, NEB, JORKOAM. A settlement in Judah established by Raham (1 Ch. 2:44). It is perhaps the same as the Jokdeam of Josh. 15:56.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jokdeam
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).
Jorkeam, Jorkoam
JORKEAM, JORKOAM* Identified with Raham, a descendant of Judah through Caleb’s line (1 Chr 2:44; kjv “Jorkoam”), the name should perhaps be understood as a place-name and be identified with Jokdeam (Jos 15:56).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jokdeam
JOKDEAM. An unidentified town in the hill country of Judah, listed with Maon, Carmel and Ziph in (Josh 15:56).
Jorkoam
JORKOAM. The son of Raham, and a descendant of Caleb (1 Chr 2:44; Jorkeam in ASV and RSV). Two suppositions are held regarding this name: (1) that it designates a place in the tribe of Judah; (2) that it is to be identified with Jokdeam (q.v.) in Josh 15:56:
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jokdeam
Jokdeam (Heb. yoqdĕʿām)A city in the tribal territory of Judah (Josh. 15:56). The LXX reads Jorkeam (cf. 1 Chr. 2:44). The site may be modern Khirbet er-Raqaʿ (160096) between Juttah and Ziph, 7 km. (4 mi.) S of Hebron.
Jorkeam
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
Jokdeam
Jokdeam [[jŏkˊdĭ əm] (Heb. yoqme˓ām).† A city in the tribal territory of Judah (Josh. 15:56). The LXX reads Jorkeam (cf. 1 Chr. 2:44). The site may be modern Khirbet Raqa˓ between Juttah and Ziph, south of Hebron.
Jorkeam
Jorkeam [jôrˊkĭ əm] (Heb. yorqe˓ām).† The son of Raham, and a descendant of Caleb (1 Chr. 2:44). Most scholars interpret these names as settlements in the territory of Judah. The LXX B reads this name for the city Jokdeam at Josh. 15:56, suggesting that one of the forms is a scribal variant.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jokde-an
Jok´de-an (possessed by the people), a city of Judah, in the mountains, Josh. 15:56, apparently south of Hebron.
Jorko-am
Jor´ko-am (paleness of the people), either a descendant of Caleb the son of Hezron, or the name of a place in the tribe of Judah. 1 Chron. 2:44.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jokdeam
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.
Jorkeam
JOR´KEAM (jorʹkē-am). The son of Raham, descendant of Caleb; or the name of a place in the tribe of Judah (1 Chron. 2:44; “Jorkoam,” KJV).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jokdeam
JOKDEAM [JAHK dee uhm] (meaning unknown) — a city in the hill country of Judah (Josh. 15:56).
Jorkoam
JORKOAM [johr KOE uhm] — a son of Raham (1 Chr. 2:44; Jorkeam, NIV, NRSV).
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