Zaccur zăkˈər [key], in the Bible. 1 Father of a spy sent into Canaan. 2 Leader of temple singers. 3 Signer of the Covenant. Additional mention of this name is in First Chronicles and Nehemiah. These passages may, in one or two cases, refer to the same person.

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