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Akkub (temple servant)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Akkub the Temple Servant
Akkub the Temple Servant (עַקּוּב‎, aqquv; Ακουδ, Akoud). 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.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Akkub (Person)
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
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Akkub
3. [GK. Akoud]; AV Apoc. ACUA; NEB Apoc. ACUD. The head of a family of temple servants (see Nethinim) who returned from exile under Zerubbabel (Ezr. 2:45; 1 Esd. 5:30).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Akkub
Akkub (Heb. ʿaqqûḇ)1. A son of Elioenai of the royal line of David (1 Chr. 3:24).2. The head of a levitical family of gatekeepers in the postexilic temple (1 Chr. 9:17; Ezra 2:42 = Neh. 7:45; 11:19; 12:25).3. The chief of a family of postexilic temple servants (Ezra 2:45).4. A Levite who expounded
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Akkub
Akkub [ak-ub] (1) son of Elioenai, a descendant of David (1 Chron. 3:24) (2) the head of a family of Levitical gatekeepers in Jerusalem after the Babylonian exile (Ezra 2:42) (3) the head of a family of temple servants (Ezra 2:45) (4) a Levite who explained the Law (Neh. 8:7)