Ak'kub (Hebrew Akkub', עִקּוּב, a contracted form of Jacob; Sept. Α᾿κούβ, sometimes Α᾿κκούβ v. r. usually Α᾿κούμ), the name of at least three men.

1. The head of one of the families of Nethinim that returned from Babylon (Ezr 2:45), B.C. 536 or ante.

2. One of the Levitical gate-wardens of the Temple on the return with many of his family from the captivity (1Ch 9:17; Ezr 2:42; Ne 7:45; Ne 9:19; Ne 12:25); and probably one of those who expounded the law to the people (Ne 8:7), B.C. 536-440.

Bible concordance for AKKUB.

3. The fourth named of the seven sons of Elioenai or Esli, a descendant of David (1Ch 3:24), B.C. cir. 410.

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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