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Amok
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Amok
Amok (עָמוֹק‎, amoq). 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)
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Amok (Person)
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
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Amok
Amok. Priest who returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel after the exile. Amok was the ancestor of Eber, a priest under Joiakim (Neh 12:7, 20).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Amok
Amok āʹmok [Heb. ‘āmôq—‘deep’]. A chief priest who returned from exile to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel (Neh. 12:7). He was an ancestor of Eber, a priest in the days of Joiakim (12:20).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Amok
AMOK Priest who returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel after the exile. Amok was the ancestor of Eber, a priest under Joiakim (Neh 12:7, 20).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Amok
AMOK. One of the leading priests who returned to Judah with Zerubbabel after the Exile (Neh 12:7, 20).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Amok
Amok (Heb. ʿāmôq)One of the priests and heads of families returning with Zerubbabel from exile (Neh. 12:7); an ancestor of Eber, a priest in the days of the high priest Joiakim (v. 20).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Amok
Amok [āˊmŏk] (Heb. ˓amôq “deep”). One of the priests and heads of families returning with Zerubbabel from exile (Neh. 12:7); an ancestor of Eber, a priest in the days of the high priest Joiakim (v. 20).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Amok
AMOK (A-mokʹ). One of the priests who returned from exile in Babylonia with Zerubbabel (Neh. 12:7, 20).e.h.m.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Amok
AMOK [A mock] — a priest who returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel after the Captivity (Neh. 12:7). Amok was the ancestor of a priestly family (Neh. 12:20).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
AMOK
AMOK<a’-mok> ( עָמוֹק‎ [̀amoq], “deep”): A chief priest who came to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel (Nehemiah 12:7) and the forefather of Eber, who was priest in the days of Joiakim (Nehemiah 12:20).
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