Amasai


Amasai
   Burdensome.
   1) A Levite, son of Elkanah, of the ancestry of Samuel (1 Chr. 6:25, 35).
   2) The leader of a body of men who joined David in the "stronghold," probably of Adullam (1 Chr. 12:18).
   3) One of the priests appointed to precede the ark with blowing of trumpets on its removal from the house of Obed-edom (1 Chr. 15:24).
   4) 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 Chr. 29:12).

Easton's Bible Dictionary. . 1897.

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