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Barkos
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Barkos
Barkos (בַּרְקוֹס‎, barqos; Βαχούς, Bachous; Βαρχοουέ, Barchooue). Ancestor of a family of temple servants (Ezra 2:53; Neh 7:55; 1 Esdras 5:32).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Barkos (Person)
BARKOS (PERSON) [Heb barqôs (בַּרְקֹוס)]. The head of a family of nĕtı̂nı̂m (temple servants) (see NETHINIM) listed among those exiles returning from Babylon to Jerusalem and Judah (Ezra 2:53 = Neh 7:55; 1 Esdr 5:32). It is a theophoric Aramaic name meaning “son of Qōs” (Zadok 1980:114). Although
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Barkos
Barkos. Ancestor of a group of temple servants who returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel after the exile (Ezr 2:53: Neh 7:55)
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Barkos
Barkos bärʹkos [Heb. barqôs; Gk. B Barchous, A Barchoue (Apoc.)]; AV Apoc. CHARKUS (from Aldine ed Charkous); NEB Apoc. BARCHUE. A family of temple servants who returned with Zerubbabel to Jerusalem (Ezr. 2:53; Neh. 7:55; 1 Esd. 5:32).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Barkos
BARKOS Ancestor of a group of temple servants who returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel after the exile (Ezr 2:53; Neh 7:55).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Barkos
BARKOS. Ancestor of certain Nethinim (q.v.) who returned with Zerubbabel and were temple servants (Ezr 2:53; Neh 7:55).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Barkos
Barkos (Heb. barqôs)The head of a family of temple servants who returned from exile with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:53 = Neh. 7:55).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Barkos
Barkos [bärˊkŏs] (Heb. barqôs;). A temple servant whose descendants returned from Exile with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:53; Neh. 7:55).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Barkos
Bar´kos (painted). “Children of Barkos” were among the Nethinim who returned from the captivity with Zerubbabel. Ezra 2:53; Neh. 7:55. (b.c. 536.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Barkos
BAR´KOS (barʹkos). The head of one of the families of Temple servants that returned from the captivity with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:53; Neh. 7:55), 536 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Barkos
Barkospainter, (Ezra 2:53; Neh. 7:55). The father of some of the Nethinim.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Barkos
BARKOS [bar KOS] — an ancestor of a family of servants in the Temple who returned from the Captivity with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:53; Neh. 7:55).
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