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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).
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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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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
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