🔼The name Jokim in the Bible
🔼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:
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.