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Jokim meaning

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🔼The name Jokim in the Bible

There's one man named Jokim in the Bible, but this name is one of two existing contracted forms of the name Jehoiakim; the other being Joiakim.

The only Jokim mentioned in the Bible is a son of Shelah of Judah (1 Chronicles 4:22).

🔼Etymology of the name Jokim

The name Jokim consists of two elements, the first one being the particle יה (Yah) = יהו (Yahu) = יו (Yu), which in turn is an abbreviated form of the name יהוה, YHWH, or Yahweh.

The second part of the name Jokim comes from the verb קום (qum), meaning to rise or stand up:

🔼Jokim meaning

For a meaning of the name Jokim, NOBSE Study Bible Name List suggests Yahweh Raises Up and BDB Theological Dictionary proposes the similar Yah Raiseth Up. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names suggests The Lord Will Set Up.

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