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jokmeam in Easton's Bible Dictionary

gathering 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").

jokmeam in Schaff's Bible Dictionary

JOK'MEAM (*gathered by the people), a city of Ephraim given to the Levites. 1 Chr 6:68. From 1 Kgs 4:12; (where the A.V. incorrectly reads "Jokneam" for "Jokmeam"), it must have been in the Jordan Valley, between the Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea.

jokmeam in Fausset's Bible Dictionary

A city of Ephraim, attached to the Kohathite Levites (1 Chronicles 6:68); in the Jordan valley, the extreme E. of Ephraim. Named Kibzaim in Joshua 21:22. JOKNEAM A city of Zebulun, allotted to the Merarite Levites (Joshua 21:34; 19:11). 1 Kings 4:12, read Jokmeam. Its Canaanite king (Jokneam of Carmel) Joshua slew (12:22). Now Tel Kaimion, an eminence below eastern Carmel, with the river Kishon at its foot a mile off.