Easton's Bible Dictionary
Gathering of the people, a city of Ephraim, which was given with its suburbs to the Levites (1 Chronicles 6:68 ). It lay somewhere in the Jordan valley (1 Kings 4:12 , RSV; but in A.V. incorrectly "Jokneam").
Holman Bible Dictionary
(jahk' mih am) Place name meaning, “He establishes the people” or “the Kinsman establishes or delivers.” A variant form of Jokneam. 1. Border city of fifth district of Solomon's kingdom (1 Kings 4:12 ; KJV reads Jokneam). Its location was probably tell Qaimun about eighteen miles south of Haifa on the northwestern corner of the Jezreel Valley. A fortress city, it protected the pass into the Plain of Sharon. It lay on the border, perhaps outside of the tribal territory of Zebulun (Joshua 19:11 , spelled Jokneam) and was assigned the Levites (Joshua 21:34 , spelled Jokneam). Joshua defeated its king whose kingdom was near Mount Carmel (Joshua 12:22 , spelled Jokneam). Egyptian records of Thutmose III, Egyptian Pharaoh about 1504-1450 B.C., mentioned Jokmeam. 2. City of the Levites from tribe of Ephraim (1 Chronicles 6:68 ), either omitted in list in Joshua 21:22 or to be equated with Kibzaim there. See Kibzaim . It may be located at tell es-Simadi or Qusen west of Shechem.
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
JOKMEAM. A town in Ephraim given to the Levites, near Beth-horon ( 1 Chronicles 6:68 ). In Joshua 21:22 it is called Kibzaim . No site answering to either of these names is known. Jokmeam is mentioned also in 1 Kings 4:12 , where AV [Note: Authorized Version.] has incorrectly ‘Jokneam.’
Morrish Bible Dictionary
Levitical city, in Ephraim. 1 Chronicles 6:68 . Probably the same as JOKNEAMin 1 Kings 4:12 , where the R.V. has JOKMEAM. The Hebrew is the same in both places. Not identified.
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
A city of Ephraim, attached to the Kohathite Levites (1 Chronicles 6:68); in the Jordan valley, the extreme E. of Ephraim. Named Kibzaim in Joshua 21:22.
Jokneam - (jahk' nih am) Alternate spelling of Jokmeam. See Jokmeam
Kibzaim - See Jokmeam
Kibzaim - In a parallel list of cities in Chronicles, the name Jokmeam appears (1 Chronicles 6:68 ). This is not to be confused with Jokmeam (or Jokneam) of 1 Kings 4:12 . See Levitical Cities ; Cities of Refuge ; Jokmeam ; Jokneam
Jokmeam - Jokmeam. Jokmeam is mentioned also in 1 Kings 4:12 , where AV [Note: Authorized Version
Kibzaim - ) Jokmeam, similarly meaning a "gathering or confluence", from kamah and amam ). (See Jokmeam
Jokneam - See Jokmeam
Kibzaim - It is also called Jokmeam (1 Chronicles 6:68 )
Jokmeam - has Jokmeam
Jokneam - 1 Kings 4:12, read Jokmeam
Jok'me-am - ( 1 Chronicles 6:68 ) The situation of Jokmeam (in Authorized Version JOKNEAM ) is to a certain extent indicated in (1 Kings 4:12 ) where it is named with places which we know to have been in the Jordan valley at the extreme east boundary of the tribe
Jokmeam - , mentioned Jokmeam