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Kibzaim
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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
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
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.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
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
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.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
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
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
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
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
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).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Kibzaim
KIBZAIM [kib ZAY uhm] (double gathering) — a city of Ephraim assigned to the Kohathite Levites (Josh. 21:22).
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Kibzaim
KIBZAIM (Kĭbʹ zā.ĭm) Place-name meaning “double gathering” or “double heap.” One of the Levitical cities in the tribal territory of Ephraim also designated as a city of refuge (Josh. 21:22). In a parallel list of cities in Chronicles, the name Jokmeam appears (1 Chron. 6:68). This is not to be confused
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