A branch of the great Kohathite family of the tribe of Levi, ( Numbers 3:27 ; 1 Chronicles 26:23 ) descended from Amram, the father of Moses.

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


am'-ram-its (`amrami):

The descendants of Amram, one of the Levitical families mentioned in Numbers 3:27 and 1 Chronicles 26:23, who had the charge of the tabernacle proper, guarding the ark, table, candlestick, etc., called in 1 Chronicles 26:22 "the treasures of the house of Yahweh."

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