Akkub (temple servant)
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The ancestor of a family of temple servants who returned with Zerubbabel from exile (Ezra 2:45; 1 Esdras 5:30). Akkub is missing from the parallel list in Neh 7:46–56.
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AKKUB (PERSON) [Heb ʿaqqûb (עַקּוּב)]. 1. Head of a family of temple gatekeepers in the postexilic period who are listed as returnees from Babylonian exile under the leadership of Zerubbabel and others (Ezra 2:42 = Neh 7:45 = 1 Esd 5:28). While this list appears in Ezra 2 immediately after the return
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