Talmon (Tal´muhn)

1 A Levite gatekeeper referred to in the narrative of David (1Chr 9:17). 2 A levitical family group of gatekeepers (“descendants of Talmon”) who returned from the Babylonian captivity with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:42; Neh 7:45). 3 A Levite gatekeeper in postexilic Jerusalem (Neh 11:19; Neh 12:25).

1Chr 9:17

17The gatekeepers were: Shallum, Akkub, Talmon, Ahiman; and their kindred Shallum was the chief,

Ezra 2:42

42The descendants of the gatekeepers: of Shallum, of Ater, of Talmon, of Akkub, of Hatita, and of Shobai, in all one hundred thirty-nine.

Neh 7:45

45The gatekeepers: the descendants of Shallum, of Ater, of Talmon, of Akkub, of Hatita, of Shobai, one hundred thirty-eight.

Neh 11:19

19The gatekeepers, Akkub, Talmon and their associates, who kept watch at the gates, were one hundred seventy-two.

Neh 12:25

25Mattaniah, Bakbukiah, Obadiah, Meshullam, Talmon, and Akkub were gatekeepers standing guard at the storehouses of the gates.

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