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JAKIM (jā'kĭm, Heb. yâkîm, God lifts)

A son of Elpaal, a Benjamite (1Chr.8.12, 1Chr.8.19).The head of the twelfth course of priests (1Chr.24.12).

JAKIM jā’ kĭm (יָקִ֥ים, may God establish). 1. A Benjamite; son of Shimei (1 Chron 8:19).

2. A priest; head of the twelfth of the twenty-four courses into which the priests were divided in the time of David (1 Chron 24:12).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

(yaqim, "he (God) lifteth Up"; compare ELIAKIM):

(1) A Benjamite, a son of Shimei (1Ch 8:19).

(2) A priest, the head of the 12th of the 24 courses into which the priests were divided (1Ch 24:12).