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Tekoites
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Tekoites
Tekoites (תְּקוֹעִי‎, teqo'iy). Inhabitants of Tekoa (1 Chr 27:9; Neh 3:5, 27). One of David’s warriors, Ira, son of Ikkesh is the best known Tekoite (see also 2 Sam 23:26; 1 Chr 11:28; 27:9). The common Tekoites contributed to the repair of the Jerusalem walls under Nehemiah, though their nobles refused
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Tekoa, Tekoah, Tekoite
Tekoa, Tekoah, Tekoite. City about six miles south, southeast of Bethlehem on the edge of the Judean desert and its residents. Tekoa may also be the name of a person, the son of Ashur of Judah’s tribe; “father” could mean founder or leader of Tekoa (1 Chr 2:24; 4:5). Tekoa does not appear on the list
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Tekoa, Tekoites
TEKOA, TEKOITES* City about six miles (9.7 kilometers) southeast of Bethlehem on the edge of the Judean desert, and its residents. Tekoa may also be the name of a person, the son of Ashur of Judah’s tribe; “father” could mean founder or leader of Tekoa (1 Chr 2:24; 4:5). Tekoa does not appear on the
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Tekoite
TEKOITE. One who was a resident in or whose antecedents were from the village of Tekoa (q.v.). Tekoite is the gentilic form of Tekoa and is used as such of the wise woman (2 Sam 14:4, 9), of Ira the son of Ikkesh (2 Sam 23:26; 1 Chr 11:28; 27:29), and as a substantive describing those who assisted in
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Tekoite the
Teko´ite, The. Ira ben-Ikkesh, one of David’s warriors, is thus designated. 2 Sam. 23:26; 1 Chron. 11:28; 27:9. The common people among the Tekoites displayed great activity in the repairs of the wall of Jerusalem under Nehemiah. Neh. 3:5, 27.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Tekoite
TEKOITE [tuh KOE ight] — a native or inhabitant of Tekoa (2 Sam. 23:26; Neh. 3:5).
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