zak'-ur (zakkur, perhaps "ventriloquist" (Gray, Nu, 137)):

(1) Father of Shammua the Reubenite spy (Numbers 13:4).

(2) A Simeonite (1 Chronicles 4:26); the King James Version "Zacchur."

(3) Levites:

(a) a Merarite (1 Chronicles 24:27); (b) a "son" of Asaph (1 Chronicles 25:2,10; Nehemiah 12:35); (c) Nehemiah 10:12 (Hebrew verse 13), and probably the same as in Neb 13:13, father of Hanan.

(4) A marginal reading in Ezra 8:14 for Zabbud where Kethibh is really "Zabud".


(5) Son of Imri and one of the builders of Jerusalem (Nehemiah 3:2).

David Francis Roberts

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ZACCUR'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.