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Amasai (trumpet player)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Amasai the Trumpet Player
Amasai the Trumpet Player (עֲמָשַׂי‎, amasay). A trumpet player and Levite whom King David appointed to blow the trumpet when the ark of the covenant was brought to Jerusalem (1 Chr 15:24).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Amasai (Person)
AMASAI (PERSON) [Heb ʿămāśay (עֲמָשַׂי)]. A name found throughout Chronicles in the Hebrew Bible.1. A Levite from the clan of Kohath, a descendant of Elkanah and relative of Ahimoth (1 Chr 6:10—Eng 6:25). He is also mentioned as the father of Mahath and as a Levitical musician in the genealogy of
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Amasai
Amasai. 1. Elkanah’s son (1 Chr 6:25) and Mahath’s father (1 Chr 6:35), listed in the genealogy of Heman the singer.2. Leader of 30 warriors who joined David at Ziklag after deserting King Saul (1 Chr 12:18).3. Trumpeter priest in the procession when David brought the ark of God to Jerusalem (1 Chr
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Amasai (trumpet player)
3. One of the trumpet-blowing priests who greeted David when he brought back the ark of the covenant (1 Ch. 15:24).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Amasai
AMASAI1. Elkanah’s son (1 Chr 6:25) and Mahath’s father (1 Chr 6:35), listed in the genealogy of Heman the singer.2. Leader of 30 warriors who joined David at Ziklag after deserting King Saul (1 Chr 12:18).3. Trumpeter priest in the procession when David brought the ark of God to Jerusalem (1 Chr
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Amasai
Amasai (uh-may´si).1 The chief of “the Thirty,” David’s elite fighting force or bodyguard (1 Chron. 12:18). He may be the same person identified in 1 Chron. 2:17 as Amasa the son of Abigail and Jether (which would make him a relative of David). See also Amasa.2 A Levite, son of Elkanah (1 Chron. 6:25)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Amasai
AMASAI1. A Levite of the family of Kohath. He was the father of Mahath, the ancestor of Samuel (1 Chr 6:25, 35).2. One of the chief captains of David. With a group of men from Judah and Benjamin he deserted Saul and joined David at Ziklag. By some he is supposed to be the same as David’s nephew Amasa
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Amasai
Amasai (Heb. ʿămākay)1. A Levite, the son of Elkanah, and an ancestor of Samuel (1 Chr. 6:25, 35 [MT 10, 20]).2. Chief of David’s Thirty who came to him at Ziklag (1 Chr. 12:18 [19]). He is perhaps the same as Amasa, the son of Abigail and Ithra.3. One of the priests who blew the trumpet when the
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Amasai
AMASAI The leader of David’s thirty “mighty men” (1 Chr 12:18). Some scholars suggest that Amasai should be considered the same person as Amasa. Neither name is listed, however, in the roster of the thirty in 2 Samuel (23:18–39) and 1 Chronicles (11:26–47). There are several other individuals by the
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Amasai
Amasa´i, or Amas´a-i (burdensome).1. A Kohathite, father of Mahath and ancestor of Samuel. 1 Chron. 6:25, 35.2. Chief of the captains of Judah and Benjamin, who deserted to David while an outlaw at Ziklag. 1 Chron. 12:18. (b.c. 1060.)3. One of the priests who blew trumpets before the ark. 1 Chron.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Amasai
AMAS´AI (a-masʹā-ī; “burden bearer”).1. A Levite, son of Elkanah, and father of Mahath, of the ancestry of Samuel (1 Chron. 6:25, 35).2. One of the chief captains of Judah who, with a considerable body of men from Judah and Benjamin, joined David while an outlaw at Ziklag. He, with others, was made
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