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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3552 - כּוּב
Chub = “a horde”
1) the name of a people in alliance with Nebuchadnezzar and probably located in northern Africa; maybe same as ‘Lybia’ or ‘Lub’
כּוּב ἅπαξ λεγόμ. Ezekiel 30:5, [Chub], pr.n. of a country which is joined with Egypt and Ethiopia. Some understand by it Coben, a port of Ethiopia, or Cobium, a town near the Mareotis; perhaps it should be written נוּב Nubia, a reading followed by the Arabic translator (he undoubtedly imitating the LXX., although in our copies this word is wanting); he has translated اهل الذوبية the people of Nubia; a trace of this reading is found in De Rossi’s Cod. 409, which for וְכוּב a prima manu has וכנוב.