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Asaiah [N] [H]

(the Lord hath made ).

  1. A prince of one of the families of the Simeonites in the reign of Hezekiah. ( 1 Chronicles 4:36 ) (B.C. 910.)
  2. A Levite in the reign of David, chief of the family of Merari. ( 1 Chronicles 6:30 ) With 120 of his brethren he took part in bringing the ark from the house of Obed-edom to the city of David. ( 1 Chronicles 15:6 1 Chronicles 15:11 )
  3. The first-born of "the Shilonite," from Shiloni, ( 1 Chronicles 9:5 ) who with his family dwelt in Jerusalem after the return from Babylon. (B.C. 536.) In ( Nehemiah 11:5 ) he is called MAASEIAH.
  4. ( 2 Chronicles 34:20 ) [ASAHIAH]

[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

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