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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Zacchur or Zaocur

(Heb. Zakkun', זִכּוּר , mind full; Sept. Ζακχούρ v.r. Ζακούρ 0r Ζακχώρ ), the name of several Hebrews. (See ZABBUD).

1. A Simeonite, son of Hamuel and father of i.e. Shimei whose posterity became numerous [1 Chronicles 4:26, A. V. "Zacchur"). B.C. considerably ante 1612.

2. The father of Shimea, which latter was the Reubenite "spy" sent oat to explore Canaan the second time (Numbers 13:4). B.C. ante 1618.

3. A Levite, third named of the four "sons of Merari by Jaaziah" (1 Chronicles 24:27). B.C. 1043.

4. First named of the four sons of Asaph as Levitical musicians in the arrangement of David (1 Chronicles 25:2; 1 Chronicles 25:10; Nehemiah 12:35). B.C. 1043.

5. Son of Imri and builder of part of the wall of Jerusalem under Nehemiah (Nehemiah 3, 2). B.C. 446. 6. Son of Mattaniah and father of the Hanan whom Nehemiah appointed to distribute the treasures (Nehemiah 13:13). B.C. ante 410.

7. A Levite who signed the sacred covenant with Nehemiah (Nehemiah 10:12). B.C. 410.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Zacchur or Zaocur'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/z/zacchur-or-zaocur.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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