Zaccai

ZACCAI (zăk'ā-ī, Heb. zakkay). The ancestral head of a postexilic family whose 760 descendants returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel (Ezra.2.9; Neh.7.14).


ZACCAI zăk’ ī (זַכָּ֔י). The name is prob. a contraction for Zechariah. 1. The name of a family of exiles who returned from the Babylonian captivity (Ezra 2:9; Neh 7:14); called Chorbe in 1 Esdras 5:12 (KJV CORBE). It is the origin of the name Zacchaeus (2 Macc 10:19 and NT).

2. The father of Baruch (Neh 3:20). The MT has Zabbai, but the Kere has Zaccai.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

zak’-a-i, zak’-i.

See Zabbai, (2).