1 Chronicles 6:68
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New International Version
Jokmeam, Beth Horon,

King James Bible
And Jokmeam with her suburbs, and Bethhoron with her suburbs,

Darby Bible Translation
and Jokmeam and its suburbs, and Beth-horon and its suburbs,

World English Bible
and Jokmeam with its suburbs, and Beth Horon with its suburbs,

Young's Literal Translation
and Jokmeam and its suburbs, and Beth-Horan and its suburbs,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Which are called by their names - Probably each family gave its own name to the city that fell to its lot.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Jokmeam. i.e., gathered of the people; he will establish the people

1 Chronicles 6:68 And Jokmeam with her suburbs, and Bethhoron with her suburbs,

1 Kings 4:12 Baana the son of Ahilud; to him pertained Taanach and Megiddo, and all Bethshean, which is by Zartanah beneath Jezreel...

Probably the same as Kibzaim.

Joshua 21:22 And Kibzaim with her suburbs, and Bethhoron with her suburbs; four cities.


Joshua 10:10,11 And the LORD discomfited them before Israel, and slew them with a great slaughter at Gibeon...

Joshua 16:5 And the border of the children of Ephraim according to their families was thus...

1 Samuel 13:18 And another company turned the way to Bethhoron...

David's Choristers
'They stood in their office, according to their order.'--1 CHRON. vi. 32 (R.V. margin). This brief note is buried in the catalogue of the singers appointed by David for 'the service of song in the house of the Lord.' The waves of their choral praise have long ages since ceased to eddy round the 'tabernacle of the tent of meeting,' and all that is left of their melodious companies is a dry list of names, in spite of which the dead owners of them are nameless. But the chronicler's description of them
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Joshua 10:10
The LORD threw them into confusion before Israel, so Joshua and the Israelites defeated them completely at Gibeon. Israel pursued them along the road going up to Beth Horon and cut them down all the way to Azekah and Makkedah.

1 Kings 4:12
Baana son of Ahilud--in Taanach and Megiddo, and in all of Beth Shan next to Zarethan below Jezreel, from Beth Shan to Abel Meholah across to Jokmeam;

1 Chronicles 6:67
In the hill country of Ephraim they were given Shechem (a city of refuge), and Gezer,

1 Chronicles 6:69
Aijalon and Gath Rimmon, together with their pasturelands.

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