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).
22the king of Kedesh
the king of Jokneam in Carmel
11then its boundary goes up westward, and on to Maralah, and touches Dabbesheth, then the wadi that is east of Jokneam;
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,
68Jokmeam with its pasture lands, Beth-horon with its pasture lands,