RAKKON (răk'ŏn, Heb. raqqōn ). One of the cities in the inheritance of Dan (
RAKKON răk’ ŏn (הָֽרַקֹּ֑ון with the definite article; LXX Ιαρακων; BDB related it to root meaning “to spit,” but more prob. it is related to root meaning “to be thin”; thus the shore (?) or the narrow place (?).
One of the cities in the inheritance of Dan, presumably on or near the Nahr el-’Auja (River Jarkon) c. fifteen m. N of Joppa and near the Mediterranean according to the context (
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)