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Easton's Bible Dictionary


mindful. (1.) Father of Shammua, who was one of the spies sent out by Moses (Num 13:4).

(2.) A Merarite Levite (1Ch 24:27).

(3.) A son of Asaph, and chief of one of the courses of singers as arranged by David (1Ch 25:2,10).

(4.) Son of Imri (Neh 3:2).

(5.) A Levite (Neh 10:12).

(6.) The son of Mattaniah (Neh 13:13).

Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary


of the male kind; mindful

International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia


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

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

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

(3) Levites:

(a) a Merarite (1Ch 24:27);

(b) a "son" of Asaph (1Ch 25:2,10; Ne 12:35);

(c) Ne 10:12 (Hebrew verse 13), and probably the same as in Neh 13:13, father of Hanan.

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


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

Written by David Francis Roberts

Smith's Bible Dictionary



(1.) Father of Shammua, the Reubenite spy (Numbers 13:4). (B.C. 1451)

(2.) A Merarite Levite, son of Jaaziah (1 Chronicles 24:27).

(3.) Son of Asaph the singer (1 Chronicles 25:2; 25:10; Nehemiah 12:35).

(4.) The son of Imri who assisted Nehemiah in rebuilding the city wall (Nehemiah 3:2). (B.C. 446)

(5.) A Levite, or family of Levites, who signed the covenant with Nehemiah (Nehemiah 10:18). (B.C. 410)

(6.) A Levite whose son or descendant Hanan was one of the treasurers over the treasuries appointed by Nehemiah (Nehemiah 13:13).

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