Assir (son of Korah)
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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,
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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
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.