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Akkub (witness)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Akkub the Witness
Akkub the Levite (עַקּוּב‎, aqquv). One of the Levites who taught the law to the returned Jewish exiles during the time of Ezra and Nehemiah (Neh 8:7). Another Akkub was the eponymous ancestor of a family of Levitical gatekeepers (see Akkub the Gatekeeper).
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
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Akkub
Akkub. 1. One of Elioenai’s seven sons and a distant descendant of David (1 Chr 3:24).2. Ancestor of a family of Levite gatekeepers who returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel after the exile (Ezr 2:42; Neh 7:45). This family name was borne by two of his descendants (#3 and #6 below).3. Descendant of
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Akkub (witness)
4. [GK. Iakoubos], AV and NEB Apoc. JACUBUS. A Levite who helped in the exposition of the law (Neh. 8:7; 1 Esd. 9:48).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Akkub
AKKUB1. One of Elioenai’s seven sons and a distant descendant of David (1 Chr 3:24).2. Ancestor of a family of Levite gatekeepers who returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel after the exile (Ezr 2:42; Neh 7:45). This family name was borne by two of his descendants (#3 and #6 below).3. Descendant of
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Akkub
AKKUB1. The son of Elioenai, descendant of David (1 Chr 3:24).2. A Levite who was head of a family of gatekeepers in the post-Exilic temple (Ezr 2:42; Neh 7:45; 11:19; 12:25; 1 Esd 5:28).3. The name of a Nethinim family of temple servants (Ezr 2:45; 1 Esd 5:30).4. An expounder of the law; a Levite
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
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Akkub
AKKUB The name of four men in the Old Testament.1. A son of Elioenai (1 Chr 3:24); he was of the royal line of David that survived after the Exile.2. The head of a Levitical family that held the post of gatekeepers in the Temple (1 Chr 9:17; Ezra 2:42; Neh 7:45, 11:19, 12:25).3. The head of a family
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Akkub
Ak´kub (insidious).1. A descendant of Zerubbabel and son of Elioenai. 1 Chron. 3:24.2. One of the porters or doorkeepers at the east gate of the temple. (b.c. 536–440.)3. One of the Nethinim, whose family returned with Zerubbabel. Ezra 2:45. (b.c. 536.)4. A Levite who assisted Ezra in expounding
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Akkub
AK´KUB (akʹkūb; “pursuer”).1. The fourth named of the seven sons of Elioenai, or Esli, a descendant of David (1 Chron. 3:24).2. One of the Levitical gatekeepers of the Temple after the captivity (1 Chron. 9:17; Neh. 11:19; 12:25), 536 b.c. Perhaps the same who assisted Ezra in expounding the law to
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Akkub
Akkub(another form of Jacob). (1.) The head of one of the families of Nethinim (Ezra 2:45).(2.) A Levite who kept the gate of the temple after the return from Babylon (1 Chr. 9:17; Ezra 2:42; Neh. 7:45).(3.) A descendant of David (1 Chr. 3:24).
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