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A head of a family of Levites who returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel after the Babylonian exile (Neh 12:7). A son or descendant of Amok, Eber, headed this family during the time of the high priest Joiakim (Neh 12:20)
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AMOK (PERSON) [Heb ʿāmôq (עָמֹוק)]. A priest mentioned in the list of Israelites who returned from exile to Jerusalem in the days of Zerubbabel (Neh 12:7). His name, along with some 14 others, is lacking in the major LXX manuscripts, but this probably represents a secondary scribal omission. Later
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