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Holman Bible Dictionary

Pekod

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(pee' kahd) Hebrew for “punishment” or “judgment” which plays on the name Puqadu, an Aramean tribe inhabiting the area east of the mouth of the Tigris (Jeremiah 50:21; Ezekiel 23:23 ). Sargon II (722-705 B.C.) incorporated Pekod into the Assyrian Empire. Pekod formed part of the Babylonian Empire in the time of Jeremiah and Ezekiel.

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Pekod'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/p/pekod.html. 1991.

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