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Jokdeam (Place)
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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
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.
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)
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).
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jokdeam
JOKDEAM [JAHK dee uhm] (meaning unknown) — a city in the hill country of Judah (Josh. 15:56).
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