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Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Jakeh

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Related to Hebrew yikkah , "obedience." Father of Agur. (See AGUR.) Hitzig translated Proverbs 30:1, with a conjectural reading, "son of her whose obedience is Masse," i.e. the queen of Masse! (Genesis 25:14; 1 Chronicles 1:30; 1 Chronicles 4:41-43). Thus Agur and Lemuel are brothers (Proverbs 31:1), sons of the queen of Masse in Arabia, the region which he conjectures the Simeonites conquered in Hezekiah's time. Bunsen makes Jakeh a proper name, "son of Jakeh the man of Massa."


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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Jakeh'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/fbd/j/jakeh.html. 1949.

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