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Amasai,

Amasai, or Amasa-i

(burdensome )

  1. A Kohathite, father of Mahath and ancestor of Samuel ( 1 Chronicles 6:25 1 Chronicles 6:35 )
  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 )

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Amasai, or Amasai'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.