1 Chronicles 9:
And the porters were
, Shallum, and Akkub, and Talmon, and Ahiman, and their brethren: Shallum was
The children of the porters: the children of Shallum, the children of Ater, the children of Talmon, the children of Akkub, the children of Hatita, the children of Shobai, in
all an hundred thirty and nine.
The porters: the children of Shallum, the children of Ater, the children of Talmon, the children of Akkub, the children of Hatita, the children of Shobai, an hundred thirty and eight.
Moreover the porters, Akkub, Talmon, and their brethren that kept the gates, were
an hundred seventy and two.
Mattaniah, and Bakbukiah, Obadiah, Meshullam, Talmon, Akkub, were
porters keeping the ward at the thresholds of the gates.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
TALMON . The name of a family of Temple gate-keepers ( 1 Chronicles 9:17 , Ezra 2:42 , Nehemiah 7:45 ; Nehemiah 11:19 ; Nehemiah 12:25 ); called in 1Es 5:28 Tolman . See, also, Telem.
Easton's Bible Dictionary
A Levite porter (1 Chronicles 9:17 ; Nehemiah 11:19 ).
One whose descendants returned with Zerubbabel to Jerusalem (Ezra 2:42 ; Nehemiah 7:45 ); probably the same as (1).
Holman Bible Dictionary
(tal' mahn) Personal name meaning, “brightness.” 1. Levite whom David and Samuel appointed a gatekeeper (1 Chronicles 9:17 ), ancestor of a family of Temple gatekeepers who returned from Exile (Ezra 2:42 ; Nehemiah 7:45 ); 2 . Leader of the postexilic gatekeepers (Nehemiah 11:19 ; Nehemiah 12:25 ).
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Nehemiah 11:19; 1 Chronicles 9:17; Ezra 2:42, "the children of Talmon"; Nehemiah 7:45; Nehemiah 11:19.
Morrish Bible Dictionary
Ancestor of a Levitical family of doorkeepers who returned from exile. 1 Chronicles 9:17 ; Ezra 2:42 ; Nehemiah 7:45 ; Nehemiah 11:19 ; Nehemiah 12:25 .
, Nehemiah 12:25
- Nehemiah 11:19; 1 Chronicles 9:17; Ezra 2:42, "the children of Talmon
"; Nehemiah 7:45; Nehemiah 11:19
- A gatekeeper who had married a foreign wife ( Ezra 10:24 ); called in Esther 9:25 Esther 9:25 Tolbanes ; perhaps the same as Talmon
of Nehemiah 12:25
- (Ezra 10:24 ) He is probably the same as Talmon
in (Nehemiah 12:25 )
Chronicles, the Books of
- ) Akkub and Talmon
, mentioned in 1 Chronicles 9:17-18, are stated in Nehemiah 12:25-26 to have been Levitical porters "in the days of Nehemiah and of Ezra, the priest, the scribe