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Bible Names N-Z: Nachon




Nachon in Easton's Bible Dictionary prepared, the owner of a thrashing-floor near which Uzzah was slain (2 Sam. 6:6); called also Chidon (1 Chr. 13:9).

Nachon in Hitchcock's Bible Names ready; sure

Nachon in Naves Topical Bible -(Also called CHIDON) -Uzzah killed at the threshing floor of 2Sa 6:6,7; 1Ch 13:9

Nachon in Wikipedia Nachon was the name of the owner of a thrashing-floor, which was nearby to the place where Uzzah was slain. 2 Samuel 6:6 1 Chronicles 13:9 It is called Kidon's (or Chidon's in some versions) thrashing-floor Nachon means prepared

Nachons in Smiths Bible Dictionary (prepared) threshing floor, the place at which the ark had arrived in its progress from Kirjath-jearim to Jerusalem, when Uzzah lost his life in his too-hasty zeal for its safety. 2Sa 6:6 (B.C. 1042.)

Nachons Threshing Floor in Fausset's Bible Dictionary Where Uzzah put forth his hand to the ark when the oxen shook it, and God smote him for his rashness, on its way from Kirjath Jearim or Baale (Abinadab's house in Gibeah) to Zion (2 Samuel 6:6). CHIDON in 1 Chronicles 13:9. David therefore named it "Perez Uzzah," the breach of Uzza. Keil derives Nachon from nachah "the stroke," answering to Chidon, from chid "destruction." The threshing floor was named not from its owner but from the disaster there. Obed Edom's house was near.

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