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Asaiah (official)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Asaiah the official
Asaiah the Official (עֲשָׂיָה‎, asayah). An official in Josiah’s court sent to consult with Huldah the Prophetess (2 Kgs 22:12, 14; 2 Chr 34:20).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Asaiah (Person)
ASAIAH (PERSON) [Heb ʿăśāyâ (עֲשָׂיָה)]. The name of 4 individuals in the Hebrew Bible.1. A Levite from the Merari clan, one of the leaders appointed by David to move the ark from the house of Obed-edom to Jerusalem (1 Chr 6:15—Eng 6:30; 15:6, 11). Many regard 15:4–10 as a later insertion into Chronicles;
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Asahiah
Asahiah. kjv form of Asaiah, Josiah’s servant, in 2 Kings 22:12, 14.See Asaiah #1.
Asaiah
Asaiah. 1. Royal servant sent by King Josiah of Judah to ask the prophetess Huldah about the meaning of the book of the Law found in the renovation of the temple (2 Kgs 22:12, 14, kjv Asahiah; 2 Chr 34:20).2. Clan leader of Simeon’s tribe who settled in Gedor (Gerar?) during Hezekiah’s reign (1 Chr
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Asaiah (official)
1. AV also ASAHIAH (2 K. 22:12, 14). A member of the delegation sent by Josiah to Huldah concerning the law scroll found in the temple (2 K. 22:12–14; 2 Ch. 34:20).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Asahiah
ASAHIAH* kjv form of Asaiah, Josiah’s servant, in 2 Kings 22:12, 14. See Asaiah #1.
Asaiah
ASAIAH1. Royal servant sent by King Josiah of Judah to ask the prophetess Huldah about the meaning of the Book of the Law found in the renovation of the temple (2 Kgs 22:12, 14; 2 Chr 34:20).2. Clan leader of Simeon’s tribe who settled in Gedor (Gerar?) during Hezekiah’s reign (1 Chr 4:36).3. Levitical
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Asaiah
Asaiah (uh-zay´yuh).1 A servant of Josiah, commissioned, with others, to inquire of the Lord concerning the book of the law that had been found (2 Kings 22:12, 14; 2 Chron. 34:20), probably an early version of Deuteronomy.2 A family leader at the time of King Hezekiah in Judah (1 Chron. 4:36).3 A
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Asaiah
ASAIAH1. “King’s servant” to Josiah, member of a delegation he sent to Huldah the prophetess to inquire the meaning of the words of the book of the law found in the renovation of the temple (2 Chr 34:20). Incorrectly written “Asahiah” in 2 Kgs 22:12, 14, KJV.2. Princely descendant of Simeon who in
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Asaiah
Asaiah (Heb. ʿăkāyâ)1. The royal “servant” among those dignitaries sent to the prophetess Huldah to inquire of the Lord concerning the book of the law found in the temple (2 Kgs. 22:12–14 = 2 Chr. 34:20).2. A leader of the tribe of Simeon who participated in the extermination of the Meunim (1 Chr.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Asaiah
ASAIAH A servant of King Josiah (2 Kgs 22:12–14; 2 Chr 34:20). He was among those sent to the prophetess Huldah to inquire about the “book of the Law” that had been found in the Temple. The name Asaiah was also borne by several other individuals, including one of the heads of the tribe of Simeon (1 Chr
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Asahiah
Asahi´ah (the Lord hath made), a servant of King Josiah, sent by him to seek information of Jehovah respecting the book of the law which Hilkiah found in the temple, 2 Kings 22:12, 14; also called Asaiah. 2 Chron. 34:20. (b.c. 641.)
Asaiah
Asai´ah (the Lord hath made).1. A prince of one of the families of the Simeonites in the reign of Hezekiah. 1 Chron. 4:36. (b.c. 910.)2. A Levite in the reign of David, chief of the family of Merari. 1 Chron. 6:30. With 120 of his brethren he took part in bringing the ark from the house of Obed-edom
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Asaiah
ASAI´AH (a-sa-īʹa; “whom Jehovah made).1. An officer of Josiah who was sent with others to consult Huldah the prophetess concerning the book of the law found in the Temple (2 Kings 22:12–14; 2 Chron. 34:20), 624 b.c. His name is given as Asahiah in the KJV of 2 Kings 22:12–4.2. A leader of one of
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