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Koz (descendant of Judah)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Koz, Descendant of Judah
Koz, Descendant of Judah (הַקּוֹץ‎, haqqots; קוֹץ‎, qots). A Judahite and father of several sons (1 Chr 4:8).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hakkoz (Person)
HAKKOZ (PERSON) [Heb haqqôṣ (הַקֹּוץ)]. Var. KOZ; ACCOS. 1. A Judahite, the father of Anub and Zobedah (1 Chr 4:8). Koz’ abrupt entry into the Judahite genealogy in 1 Chr 4:8 may have resulted from the accidental or intentional omission of the name at the end of v 7 (Curtis and Madsen Chronicles ICC,
Koz (Person)
KOZ (PERSON) [Heb qôṣ (קֹוץ)]. Listed among the descendants of Judah (1 Chr 4:8). Nothing is otherwise known of him. The abrupt appearance of the name in the genealogy suggests to some commentators that it has dropped out as a result of haplography and should be appended to the end of 1 Chr 4:7 (Curtis
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hakkoz
Hakkoz. Name borne by a priestly family during the monarchy (1 Chr 24:10). In Ezra’s time, the family pedigree could not be documented properly; consequently the privilege of priestly service was withdrawn (Ezr 2:61; Neh 3:4, 21; 7:63; kjv Koz).
Koz
Koz. 1. Descendant of Judah and possibly an ancestor of the priestly house of Hakkoz (1 Chr 4:8, kjv Coz).2. kjv rendering of the priestly family of Hakkoz (Ezr 2:61; Neh 3:4, 21; 7:63); perhaps identifiable with #1 above.See Hakkoz.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hakkoz
Hakkoz hakʹoz [Heb. haqqôṣ; Apoc. Gk. Akkōs] (1 Ch. 24:10; Ezr. 2:61; Neh. 3:4, 21; 7:63; 1 Esd. 5:38); AV also KOZ, Apoc. ACCOZ; NEB Apoc. ACCOS.A priest and chief of the seventh division of Aaron’s sons selected by David (1 Ch. 24:10) whose descendants returned with Zerubbabel from the captivity.
Koz
Koz koz [Heb. qôṣ-‘thorn’]; AV, NEB, COZ. A man of Judah (1 Ch. 4:8), descendant of Caleb. See Hakkoz.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hakkoz
HAKKOZ Name borne by a priestly family during the monarchy (1 Chr 24:10). In Ezra’s time, the family pedigree could not be documented properly; consequently, the privilege of priestly service was withdrawn (Ezr 2:61; Neh 3:4, 21; 7:63; kjv “Koz”).
Koz
KOZ1. Descendant of Judah and possibly an ancestor of the priestly house of Hakkoz (1 Chr 4:8).2. kjv rendering of the priestly family of Hakkoz (Ezr 2:61; Neh 3:4, 21; 7:63); perhaps identifiable with #1 above. See Hakkoz.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Hakkoz
Hakkoz (hak´oz; Heb., “the thorn”; possibly also Koz, Accos).1 The seventh priest chosen by lot in David’s time, reported in postexilic records (1 Chron. 24:10).2 The ancestor of some postexilic priests who could not prove their Israelite ancestry (Ezra 2:61; Neh. 7:63).3 The grandfather of Meremoth
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Coz
COZ. The father of Anub and Zobebah. Coz is found only in 1 Chr 4:8. It is also spelled Koz (q.v.).
Koz
KOZ1. A Judahite (Coz in 1 Chr 4:8, KJV).2. Alternate form in KJV of Hakkoz, omitting “ha,” the Heb. definite article: a descendant of Aaron. His descendants were unable to establish their genealogy after the return from Exile and so were barred from priestly service (Ezr 2:61 f.; Neh 7:63 f). Evidently
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hakkoz
Hakkoz (Heb. haqqôṣ)1. The head of the seventh division of priests during the time of David (1 Chr. 24:10).2. A postexilic family who returned with Zerubbabel from the Exile. Most were excluded from the priesthood because they could not prove their priestly descent (Ezra 2:61–62; Neh. 7:63–64); however,
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hakkoz
Hakkoz [hăkˊŏz] (Heb. haqqôṣ “the thorn[bush]”). The head of the seventh division of priests during the time of David (1 Chr. 24:10}. Descendants a Hakkoz were among those who had returned with Zerubbabel from the Exile. Most members of his family were excluded from the priesthood because they
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hakkoz
Hak´koz (thorn), a priest, the chief of the seventh course in the service of the sanctuary, as appointed by David. 1 Chron. 24:10. In Ezra 2:61 and Neh. 3:4, 21 the name occurs again as Koz in the Authorized Version.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hakkoz
HAK´KOZ (hakʹoz). The head of the seventh division of priests according to the arrangement of David (1 Chron. 24:10), about 975 b.c. He is probably the one whose descendants were excluded by Nehemiah from the priesthood because of defective pedigree (Ezra 2:61; Neh. 7:63; both “Koz,” KJV). To the same
Koz
KOZ (koz; “thorn”). In the NASB and NIV, the father of Anub and others of the posterity of Judah (1 Chron. 4:8; “Coz,” KJV); where, however, his own parentage is not stated, unless he is a son or brother of Ashhur (v. 5).The term appears in the KJV in Ezra (2:61) and Nehemiah (3:4, 21; 7:63); in those
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Hakkoz
Hakkozthe thorn, the head of one of the courses of the priests (1 Chr. 24:10).
Koz
Kozthorn. (1.) A descendant of Judah. 1 Chr. 4:8, “Coz;” R.V., “Hakkoz.”(2.) A priest, the head of the seventh division of the priests (Ezra 2:61; Neh. 3:4, 21; 7:63). In 1 Chr. 24:10 the word has the article prefixed, and it is taken as a part of the word “Hakkoz.”
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Relatives
Zobebah Son
Anub Son
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