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Amasai

Amasai [N] [H]

burdensome.

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

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

  • 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 ).

  • 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 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Amasai". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .