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An official in Josiah’s court sent to consult with Huldah the Prophetess (2 Kgs 22:12, 14; 2 Chr 34:20).
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
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)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Catholic Bible Dictionary
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
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