noqed is only found in two places in the Bible:
- 2 Kgs 3:4 - King Mesha
of Moab is a noqed able to deliver, as tribute, to king Ahab
wool of 100,000 lambs and 100,000 rams - some shepherd, some flock!
- Am 1:1
the Targum has "owners of herds".
- Cognate words in other Semitic
suggest this too.