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Amasai

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

 

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Amasai

Burdensome.

1. A Levite, son of Elkanah, of the ancestry of Samuel (1 Chronicles 6:25, 35).

2. The leader of a body of men who joined David in the "stronghold," probably of Adullam (1 Chronicles 12:18).

3. One of the priests appointed to precede the ark with blowing of trumpets on its removal from the house of Obed-edom (1 Chronicles 15:24).

4. The father of a Levite, one of the two Kohathites who took a prominent part at the instance of Hezekiah in the cleansing of the temple (2 Chronicles 29:12).


Hitchcock's Names Dictionary
Amasai

strong


Naves Topical Index
Amasai

1. A Levite and ancestor of Samuel
1 Chronicles 6:25; 1 Chronicles 6:35

2. Leader of a body of men disaffected toward Saul, who joined David
1 Chronicles 12:18

3. A priest and trumpeter
1 Chronicles 15:24

4. A Levite of the Kohathites
2 Chronicles 29:12


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Amasai, or Amasai

(burdensome)

  1. A Kohathite, father of Mahath and ancestor of Samuel (1 Chronicles 6:25,35)
  2. Chief of the captains of Judah and Benjamin, who deserted to David while an outlaw at Ziklag. (1 Chronicles 12:18) (B.C. 1060.)
  3. One of the priests who blew trumpets before the ark. (1 Chronicles 15:24)
  4. Another Kohathite, in the reign of Hezekiah. (2 Chronicles 29:12)