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Assir (son of Korah)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Assir, Son of Korah
Assir, Son of Korah (אַסִּיר‎, assir). A descendant of Levi through Korah (Exod 6:24; 1 Chr 6:22).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Assir (Person)
ASSIR (PERSON) [Heb ʾassı̂r (אַסִּיר‎)]. 1. A Levite, the son of KORAH (Exod 6:24; 1 Chr 6:7—Eng 6:22). The genealogy of Korah recorded in Exod 6:24 may be one of numerous postexilic expansions (compare Noth Exodus OTL, 59). The Samaritan Pentateuch reads Assur (ʾssūr) for Assir in Exod 6:24.2. A Levite,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Assir
Assir. 1. Korah’s son and a descendant of Levi through Kohath (Ex 6:24; 1 Chr 6:22).2. Ebiasaph’s son and a descendant of #1 above (1 Chr 6:23, 37).3. Son of Jeconiah (Jehoiachin), king of Judah (1 Chr 3:17 kjv). It has been suggested that the Hebrew word assir may here be an adjective (as in rsv)
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Assir
ASSIR1. Korah’s son and a descendant of Levi through Kohath (Ex 6:24; 1 Chr 6:22).2. Ebiasaph’s son and a descendant of #1 above (1 Chr 6:23, 37).3. Son of Jeconiah (Jehoiachin), king of Judah (1 Chr 3:17, kjv). It has been suggested that the Hebrew word assir may here be an adjective (as in nlt)
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Assir
Assir (as´uhr; Heb., “captive”).1 The son of Korah and great-grandson of Uzziel (Exod. 6:24).2 The son of Ebiasaph and great-grandson of 1 (1 Chron. 6:23).3 The son of a second Ebiasaph and the great-grandson of Izhar the brother of Uzziel (1 Chron. 6:37). See also Ebiasaph.D.R.B.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Assir
ASSIR1. son of Korah of the Kohathite branch of the tribe of Levi (Ex 6:24; 1 Chr 6:22)2. A son of Ebiasaph, descendant of 1 above (1 Chr 6:23, 37).3. A son of Jeconiah (Jehoiachin) (1 Chr 3:17, the king of Judah who was carried captive to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar in 597 b.c. (2 Kgs 24:8–15). The
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Assir
Assir (Heb. ʾassɩ̂r)1. A son of Korah of the tribe of Levi (Exod. 6:24; 1 Chr. 6:22 [MT 7]).2. The son of Ebiasaph (1 Chr. 6:23 [8]) and grandson of Korah (v. 37 [22]).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Assir
As´sir (captive).1. Son of Korah. Ex. 6:24; 1 Chron. 6:22.2. Son of Ebiasaph, and a forefather of Samuel. 1 Chron. 6:23, 37.3. Son of Jeconiah, 1 Chron. 3:17, unless “Jeconiah the captive” be the true rendering.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Assir
AS´SIR (asʹsir; “prisoner”).1. A Levite, son of Korah (Ex. 6:24; 1 Chron. 6:22). His descendants constituted one of the Korhite families.2. Son of Ebiasaph, great-grandson of the preceding, and father of Tahath (1 Chron. 6:23, 37). There is some suspicion, however, that the name here has crept in by
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Assir
AssirAssir (asʹsir; Heb., ‘bondman’ or ‘captive’), the name of three Levites. 1 The son of Korah and great-grandson of Uzziel (Exod. 6:24). 2 The son of Ebiasaph and great-grandson of 1 above (1 Chron. 6:23). 3 The son of a second Ebiasaph and the great-grandson of Izhar the brother of Uzziel (1 Chron.
See also
Relatives
Korah Father
Elkanah Brother
Izhar Grandfather
Shelomith Uncle
Zichri Uncle
Ebiasaph Nephew
Nepheg Uncle
Roles