Amasai

Easton’s Bible Dictionary

Amasai : burdensome.

  1. A Levite, son of Elkanah, of the ancestry of Samuel (1 Chronicles 6:25,35).
  2. The leader of a body of men who joined David in the "stronghold," probably of Adullam (1 Chronicles 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 Chronicles 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 Chronicles 29:12).
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