Bar'kos (Heb. Barkos', בִּרקוֹס prob. for בֶּןאּרקוֹס, painter; Sept. Βαρκός, Βαρκουέ), the head of one of the families of Nethinim that returned with Zerubbabel from Babylon (Ezr 2:53; Ne 7:55). B.C. ante 536. Schwarz, however, regards it as the name of a place, identical with the modern village Berkusia, six miles north-west of Beit-Jebrin (Palestine, p. 116).