Jokneam (Jok´nee-uhm)

A Canaanite city in Carmel (Josh 12:22). It was located in the territory of Zebulun and marked its limits (Josh 19:11). It was assigned to the Levites from among the cities in Zebulun according to Joshua (Josh 21:34); according to 1 Chronicles, where the name is spelled Jokmeam, it was among the cities in Ephraim (1Chr 6:68).

Josh 12:22

22the king of Kedesh

the king of Jokneam in Carmel

Josh 19:11

11then its boundary goes up westward, and on to Maralah, and touches Dabbesheth, then the wadi that is east of Jokneam;

Josh 21:34

34To the rest of the Levites—the Merarite families—were given out of the tribe of Zebulun: Jokneam with its pasture lands, Kartah with its pasture lands,

1Chr 6:68

68Jokmeam with its pasture lands, Beth-horon with its pasture lands,

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