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Korahites

Korahites

that portion of the Kohathites that descended from Korah.

  • They were an important branch of the singers of the Kohathite division ( 2 Chronicles 20:19 ). There are eleven psalms Psalms 84 ; 85 ; 87 ; 88 ) dedicated to the sons of Korah.

  • Some of the sons of Korah also were "porters" of the temple ( 1 Chronicles 9:17-19 ); one of them was over "things that were made in the pans" (31), i.e., the baking in pans for the meat-offering ( Leviticus 2:5 ).

    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.

    Bibliography Information

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