Kore [N] [S]


  • A Levite and temple-warder of the Korahites, the son of Asaph. He was father of Shallum and Meshelemiah, temple-porters ( 1 Chronicles 9:19 ; 26:1 ).

  • A Levitical porter at the east gate of the temple ( 2 Chronicles 31:14 ).

  • In 1 Chronicles 26:19 the word should be "Korahites," as in the Revised Version.

    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
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

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