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Rekem

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

 

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Rekem

Embroidered; variegated.

1. One of the five Midianite kings whom the Israelites destroyed (Numbers 31:8).

2. One of the sons of Hebron (1 Chronicles 2:43, 44).

3. A town of Benjamin (Joshua 18:27).


Hitchcock's Names Dictionary
Rekem

vain pictures; divers picture


Naves Topical Index
Rekem

1. A king of the Midianites, slain by the Israelites
Numbers 31:8; Joshua 13:21

2. A son of Hebron
1 Chronicles 2:43-44

3. A city in Benjamin
Joshua 18:27


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Rekem

1. (variegation).

  1. One of the five kings or chieftains of Midian slain by the Isr'lites. (Numbers 31:8; Joshua 13:21)
  2. One of the four sons of Hebron, and father of Shammai. (1 Chronicles 2:43,44)

2. one of the towns of the allotment of Benjamin. (Joshua 18:27) Its existing site is unknown.
3. the title of p, 53, and Mahalath-leannoth, the title of Ps. 88. The meaning of these words is uncertain. The conjecture is that mahalath is a guitar, and that leannoth has reference to the character of the psalm, and might be rendered "to humble or afflict," in which sense the root occurs in ver. 7.
4. a city "in the district near the wilderness" to which our Lord retired with his disciples when threatened with violence by the priests. (John 11:54)