Hakkoz

HAKKOZ (hăk'ŏz, the nimble; kjv sometimes has Koz, once Coz)

A descendant of Aaron whose descendants returned with Zerubbabel from the Captivity (1Chr.24.10; Ezra.2.61; Neh.3.4, Neh.3.21).A man of Judah (1Chr.4.8 asv; Koz in niv, rsv, kjv).


HAKKOZ hăk’ ŏz (הַקֹּ֑וץ, thorn). 1. The eponym of a priestly family whose descendants returned from the Babylonian captivity with Zerubbabel, but could not serve because they were unable to document their claim to priestly rank (1 Chron 24:10; Ezra 2:61, KJV KOZ; Neh 3:4, 21; 7:63, KJV all KOZ; 1 Esd 5:38, KJV ACCOZ, ASV AKKOS).

2. One of Judah’s descendants (1 Chron 4:8 ASV); KJV has COZ and RSV KOZ.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

(haqqots, or ha-qots, "the nimble"):

(1) A priest and chief of the 7th course of Aaron’s sons selected by David (1Ch 24:10). According to Ezr 2:61; Ne 3:4,21; 7:63, his descendants returned with Zerubbabel from the captivity. But the King James Version considers the name in Ezra and Nehemiah as having the article prefixed, hence renders "Koz."

(2) One of Judah’s descendants (1Ch 4:8).

Source 2

ACCOS, ACCOZ. ASV Apoc. (1 Macc 8:17; 1 Esd 5:38) alternate forms of Hakkoz.

The grandfather of Eupolemus, whom Judas Maccabeus sent with others to Rome in 161 BC, to negotiate a "league of amity and confederacy" (1 Macc 8:17). The name occurs In the Old Testament as Hakkoz (haqqots), who was a priest in the reign of David (1Ch 24:10).