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Bible Encyclopedias

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Tekoite

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(Heb. with the art. hat-Tekoi', הִתְּקוֹעי [in 2 Samuel 23:26; Nehemiah 3:27, הִתְּקֹעַי ], patrial from Tekoa; Sept. Θεκωίτης and Θεωϊ v v.r. Θεκωνίτες and Θεκά; Vulg. Thecuites; Thecuenus, and de Thecua), an inhabitant of Tekoa (q.v.), an epithet of Ira the son of Ikkesh, one of David's warriors (2 Samuel 23:26; 1 Chronicles 11:28; 1 Chronicles 27:9). The name survived the Captivity (Nehemiah 3:5; Nehemiah 3:27).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Tekoite'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/t/tekoite.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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