Jo'kim (Heb. Yokim', רוֹקַים, prob. a contraction of JOIAKIM; Sept. Ι᾿ωακείμ v.r. Ι᾿ωακίμ, Vulg. paraphrases qui stare fecit solem), a person mentioned among the descendants of Shelah (his third son, according to Burrington), son of Judah (1Ch 4:22). B.C. prob. ante 588. SEE JASHUBI- LEHEM. "The Targum translates, 'and the prophets and scribes who came forth from the seed of Joshua.' The reading which that and the Vulg. had evidently was יָקַים, applied by some Rabbinical tradition to Joshua, and at the same time identifying Joash and Saraph, mentioned in the same verse, with Mahlon and Chilion. Jerome quotes a Hebrew legend that Jokim was Elimelech, the husband of Naomi, in whose days the sun stood still on account of the transgressors of the law (Quoest. Heb. in Paral.)"