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Dictionaries :: Jakim

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Easton's Bible Dictionary


establisher. (1.) Chief of the twelfth priestly order (1Ch 24:12).

(2.) A Benjamite (1Ch 8:19).

(3.) Margin in Mat 1:11 means Jehoiakim.

Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary


rising; confirming; establishing

International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia


ja'-kim (yaqim, "he (God) lifteth Up"; compare ELIAKIM):

(1) A Benjamite, a son of Shimei (1Ch 8:19).

(2) A priest, the head of the 12th of the 24 courses into which the priests were divided (1Ch 24:12).

Smith's Bible Dictionary


(whom God sets up).

(1.) Head of the twelfth course of priests in the reign of David (1 Chronicles 24:12). (B.C. 1014)

(2.) A Benjamite, one of the Bene‐Shimhi (1 Chronicles 8:19). (B.C. 588)


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