Abiasaph

Abiasaph [N] [H] [S]

father of gathering; the gatherer, the youngest of the three sons of Korah the Levite, head of a family of Korhites ( Exodus 6:24 ); called Ebisaph ( 1 Chronicles 6:37 ).

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

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

Abiasaph [N] [E] [S]

consuming father; gathering
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Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Abiasaph'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Abiasaph [N] [E] [H]

(father of gathering, i.e. gathered ), ( Exodus 6:24 ) otherwise written Ebi/asaph. ( 1 Chronicles 6:23 1 Chronicles 6:37 ; 9:19 ) one of the descendants of Korah, and head of the Korhites. Among the remarkable descendants of Abiasaph were Samuel the prophet, ( 1 Samuel 1:11 ) and Heman the singer.


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

ABIASAPH

a-bi'-a-saf, ab-i-a'-saf ('abhi-'acaph, "my father has gathered"):

A descendant of Kohath the son of Levi (Exodus 6:24; 1 Chronicles 6:23,37 (1 Chronicles 8,22);1 Chronicles 9:19). In Chronicles the name is 'ebh-yacaph, which seems to be a mere variant spelling. The Samaritan version has the same form in Exodus. The list in Exodus terminates with Abiasaph, who is to be regarded as the contemporary of Phinehas, the grandson of Aaron. The two lists in 1 Chronicles 6 lead up to the prophet Samuel and the singing companies which David is said to have organized. The list in 1 Chronicles 9 leads up to the Korahite porters of the time of Nehemiah. Apparently all the lists intentionally omit names, just names enough being given in each to indicate the line.

Willis J. Beecher


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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ABIASAPH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.