🔼The name Akkub in the Bible
There are four men named Akkub in the Bible:
- The first Akkub we meet is one of seven sons of Elioenai, the seventh generation after Zerubbabel, a descendant of Solomon who led the second wave of returnees from exile (1 Chronicles 3:24).
- The next Akkub is a gatekeeper mentioned among the returning Levites (1 Chronicles 9:17).
- The latter may or may not be the same as the family head of a group of temple servants mentioned by Ezra (2:45).
- Or even the Akkub who's among the explainers who assist Ezra convey the Law of God to Israel (Nehemiah 8:7).
🔼Etymology of the name Akkub
For a meaning of the name Akkub, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Cunning. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names has Insidious.