JAKIM (Jaʹkim) [shortened form of Jekamiah, meaning “Jah Has Raised Up”]. 1. A descendant of Benjamin through Shimei, included in a list of heads of fathers’ houses residing in Jerusalem.—1Ch 8:1, 19-21, 28. 2. The priest whose paternal house was selected by lot for the 12th of the 24 divisions of priestly temple service during David’s reign.—1Ch 24:3, 5, 12.