TABBAOTH (tă-bā'ŏth, Heb. tabbā‘ôth, rings). A family of temple servants (kjv Nethinim) who returned to Jerusalem under Zerubbabel (Ezra.2.43; Neh.7.46). TABBAOTH tăb’ ĭ ŏth (טַבָּעֹֽות). A family of temple servants who returned from the Exile with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:43; Neh 7:46; 1 Esd 5:29 KJV, ASV TABAOTH). International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915) ta-ba’-oth, tab’-a-oth (tabba`oth; Tabaoth, Taboth): The name of a family of temple-servants (1 Esdras 5:29) = "Tabbaoth" (Hebrew: Tabba`oth) of Ezr 2:43; Ne 7:46; perhaps called after the name of a place. Compare TABBATH.