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