Jokmeam jŏk´mēăm [key], in the Bible.
1 Unidentified Levitical town of Ephraim, in central ancient Palestine. An alternate form is Kibzaim. 2 Town, in Solomon's 5th district. Some scholars correct the text to read Jokneam, but this interpretation is doubtful.
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