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Jokmeam
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Kibzaim
Kibzaim (יָקְמְעָם‎, yoqme'am; קִבְצַיִם‎, qivtsayim). A town in Ephraim assigned to the tribe of Levi. Its name means “two heaps.”
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jokmeam (Place)
JOKMEAM (PLACE) [Heb yoqmŏʿām or yoqmĕʿām (יָקְמְעָם)]. A levitical city of the Kohathites in Ephraim (1 Chr 6:53—Eng 6:68). In Josh 21:22, the corresponding place in the parallel list is taken by KIBZAIM. According to 1 Chr 23:19 and 24:23, a Hebronite levitical family bore the similar name Jekameam
Kibzaim (Place)
KIBZAIM (PLACE) [Heb qibṣayim (קִבְצַיִם)]. Third Levitical city in the Ephraim list (Josh 21:22). The parallel city in the Levitical City list in 1 Chronicles is Jokmeam (1 Chr 6:52—Eng 6:68). Albright (1945: 67–68) has argued through a text-critical study that Kibzaim and Jokmeam are individual cities,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jokmeam
Jokmeam. 1. City of Zebulun (1 Kgs 4:12); perhaps the same as Jokneam.See Jokneam.2. City given to the Kohathite Levites out of Ephraim’s inheritance (1 Chr 6:68). A parallel passage in Joshua 21:22 lists the city as Kibzaim. Its site is unknown.See Kibzaim.
Kibzaim
Kibzaim. One of several cities in Ephraim given to the levitical family of Kohath after the conquest of Canaan (Jos 21:22). It is probably the same as the Jokmeam of 1 Chronicles 6:68, but it is not to be equated with the Jokmeam (kjv Jokneam) of 1 Kings 4:12. Its exact location is unknown.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jokmeam
Jokmeam jokʹmeēm [Heb. yoqmeʿām]. A town in Mt. Ephraim assigned to the Kohathite Levites (1 Ch. 6:68 [MT 53]), named along with Gezer and Beth-horon. The name Kibzaim in Josh. 21:22 may be another name for the same place (cf. LBHG, pp. 270f). In 1 K. 4:12 the AV wrongly reads Jokneam, although this
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jokmeam
JOKMEAM1. City mentioned in 1 Kings 4:12 (kjv “Jokneam”); seemingly close in proximity and perhaps the same as Jokneam. See Jokneam.2. City given to the Kohathite Levites out of Ephraim’s inheritance (1 Chr 6:68). A parallel passage in Joshua 21:22 lists the city as Kibzaim. See Kibzaim.
Kibzaim
KIBZAIM One of several cities in Ephraim given to the Levitical family of Kohath after the conquest of Canaan (Jos 21:22). It is probably the same as the Jokmeam of 1 Chronicles 6:68.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jokmeam
JOKMEAM. A town in Ephraim assigned to the Kohathite Levites (1 Chr 6:66, 68); perhaps the same as Kibzaim in Josh 21:22. In KJV of 1 Kgs 4:12 the name is incorrectly spelled Jokneam (see ASV and RSV for correction); this passage indicates Jokmeam is S of Abel-meholah in the Jordan Valley, perhaps Tell
Kibzaim
KIBZAIM. An unidentified city of Mount Ephraim allotted to the Kohathite Levites (Josh 21:22). Chronicles lists Jokmeam in its place (1 Chr 6:68). It is uncertain whether Jokmeam is a corruption of Kibzaim or whether they are names of two Levitical cities.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Jokneam, Jokmeam
JOKNEAM, JOKMEAM. (Heb. yoqnʿam, yoqmʾam). 1. A Canaanite city (Jos 12:22), no. 113 in the list of Tuthmosis III; modern Tel Yoqneam (Tell Qeimun), 12 km NW of Megiddo. ‘The brook east of (ʿat pʿné, facing) Jokneam’ (Jos. 19:11), which bounded Zebulun, was probably not the Kishon (GTT) but a tributary
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jokmeam
Jokmeam (Heb. yoqmĕʿām)A levitical city allotted to the clan of Kohath (1 Chr. 6:68 [MT 53]). In 1 Chr. 23:19; 24:23 a Hebronite levitical family bears the similar name Jekameam. Listed as one of the cities in Solomon’s fifth district (1 Kgs. 4:12), Jokmeam should be identified with either the Iron
Kibzaim
Kibzaim (Heb. qiḇṣayim)A city in the tribal territory of Ephraim allocated to the Kohathite family of Levites (Josh. 21:22). Some scholars take it to be the same as Jokmeam in the parallel account at 1 Chr. 6:68 (MT 53), but the names seem to represent two distinct sites. The location is uncertain.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jokmeam
Jokmeam [jōkˊmĭ əm] (Heb. yoqme˓ām).† A levitical city in the tribal territory of Ephraim (1 Chr. 6:68). Solomon included it in the district administered by Baana (1 Kgs. 4:12; KJV “Jokneam”). It may be the same as Kibzaim at Josh. 21:22 (cf. R. G. Boling and G. E. Wright, Joshua. AB 6 [1982],
Kibzaim
Kibzaim [kĭb zāˊəm] (Heb. qiḇṣayim “two mounds”).† A city in the tribal territory of Ephraim allocated to the Kohathite family of Levites (Josh. 21:22). Some scholars believe it to be the same as Jokmeam in the parallel account at 1 Chr. 6:68 (MT 53), but the names may represent two distinct
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jokme-am
Jok´me-am (gathered by the people), a city of Ephraim, given with its suburbs to the Kohathite Levites. 1 Chron. 6:68. The situation of Jokmeam (in Authorized Version Jokneam) is to a certain extent indicated in 1 Kings 4:12, where it is named with places which we know to have been in the Jordan valley
Kibzaim
Kibza´im (two heaps), a city of Mount Ephraim, given up with its “suburbs” to the Kohathite Levites. Josh. 21:22. In the parallel list of 1 Chron. 6 Jokmeam is substituted for Kibzaim. ver. 68.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jokmeam
JOK´MEAM (jokʹme-am). One of the places given, with its suburbs, to the Levites (1 Kings 4:12; 1 Chron. 6:68). It is in the Jordan Valley. Its name is given as Kibzaim in Josh. 21:22.
Kibzaim
KIB´ZAIM (kibʹza-im; a “double heap”). A city of Ephraim, assigned to the Kohathite Levites (Josh. 21:22), called Jokmeam (which see) in 1 Chron. 6:68. Its site is not ascertained.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jokmeam
Jokmeamgathering of the people, a city of Ephraim, which was given with its suburbs to the Levites (1 Chr. 6:68). It lay somewhere in the Jordan valley (1 Kings 4:12, R.V.; but in A.V. incorrectly “Jokneam”).
Kibzaim
Kibzaimtwo heaps, a city of Ephraim, assigned to the Kohathite Levites, and appointed as a city of refuge (Josh. 21:22). It is also called Jokmeam (1 Chr. 6:68).
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