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Ebiasaph
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Abiasaph, Son of Elkanah
Abiasaph, Son of Elkanah (אֲבִיאָסָף‎, avi'asaph). A Levite and either a son of Korah and brother of Elkanah (Exod 6:24), or a descendant of Korah and son of Elkanah (1 Chr 6:23). Variant of Ebiasaph (1 Chr 6:37; 9:19). A contemporary of Phinehas, the grandson of Aaron.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Abiasaph (Person)
ABIASAPH (PERSON) [Heb ʾăbı̂ʾāsāp (אֲבִיאָסָף)]. One of three sons of Korah (Exod 6:24), who led an uprising against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness (Numbers 16). Abiasaph is listed as the head of a Korahite clan in a genealogy relating Aaron and Moses to the Levitical order (Exod 6:14–25; cf. Num
Asaph (Person)
ASAPH (PERSON) [Heb ʾāsāp (אָסָף)]. ASAPHITE. Three individuals in the OT bear the name Asaph (see also 4. below). In addition, this name occurs in the inscription lʾsp on a seal from Megiddo which has been variously dated to the 8th or 7th century b.c.e. (Diringer 1934: 168–69).1. Son of Berechiah,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ebiasaph
Ebiasaph. Kohathite Levite, Elkanah’s son and the father of Assir (1 Chr 6:23, 37; 9:19); alternately called Abiasaph in Exodus 6:24.
Abiasaph
Abiasaph. Alternate form of Ebiasaph, a descendant of Korah, in Exodus 6:24.See Ebiasaph.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ebiasaph
Ebiasaph ə-bīʹə-saf [Heb. ʾeḇyāsāp̱; LXX Gk. Abiasaph]. A descendant of Kohath the son of Levi (1 Ch. 6:37 [MT 22]). See Abiasaph.
Abiasaph
Abiasaph ə-bīʹə-saf, ab-i-āʹsaf [Heb. aḇî’āsāp̱—‘my father has gathered’] (Ex. 6:24); EBIASAPH [Heb. ’eḇyāsāp] (1 Ch. 6:23, 37 [MT 8, 22]; 9:19). A descendant of Kohath the son of Levi. The list in Exodus terminates with Abiasaph, who is to be regarded as the contemporary of Phinehas the
Asaph (gatekeeper)
3. NEB EBIASAPH (cf. 1 Ch. 9:19). A name in the list of divisions of gatekeepers in the second temple (1 Ch. 26:1).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ebiasaph
EBIASAPH* Kohathite Levite, Elkanah’s son and the father of Assir (1 Chr 6:23, 37; 9:19); alternately called Abiasaph in Exodus 6:24.
Abiasaph
ABIASAPH Alternate form of Ebiasaph, a descendant of Korah, in Exodus 6:24. See Ebiasaph.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Ebiasaph
Ebiasaph (i-bi´uh-saf; Heb., “my father has gathered”; more properly Abiasaph, Exod. 6:24).1 A Levite, the son of Korah through Izhar and either the father (1 Chron. 6:23) or the brother (Exod. 6:24) of Assir.2 A Levite, the son of Elkanah and great-grandson of a Korah through Uzziel (1 Chron. 6:37),
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ebiasaph
EBIASAPHAn ancestor of Heman, a musician in David’s time (1 Chr 6:23, 37; 9:19). Probably the same as Abiasaph (q.v.).
Abiasaph
ABIASAPH. Probably same as Ebiasaph. A Levite who is the last mentioned descendent of Levi through Korah (Ex 6:24). There exists a difference of opinion as to his identity with Ebiasaph, an ancestor of the great musician Heman of David’s time (1 Chr 6:23, 37; 9:19).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ebiasaph
Ebiasaph (Heb. ʾeḇyāsāp̱) (also ABIASAPH)A Levite of the lineage of Kohath, said to have been the father of Assir (1 Chr. 6:23, 37) or Kore (9:19). At Exod. 6:24 he is called Abiasaph.
Abiasaph
Abiasaph (Heb. ʾăḇɩ̂ʾāsāp̱) (also EBIASAPH)A Levite of the family of Korah and contemporary of Phinehas the grandson of Aaron (Exod. 6:24–25). At 1 Chr. 6:23; 9:19 he is called Ebiasaph. The Asaph of 1 Chr. 26:1 may be an abbreviated form (LXX B Abia-Saphar).
Asaph
Asaph (Heb. ʾāsāp̱)1. The father of Joah, state recorder or “herald” for King Hezekiah (2 Kgs. 18:18, 37 = Isa. 36:3, 22) and one of three officials who met with the Assyrians during the siege of Jerusalem.2. Son of Berechiah the Levite; eponymous ancestor of one of the prominent guilds of singers
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ebiasaph
Ebiasaph [ə bīˊə săf] (Heb. ˒eḇyāsāp̱ “father has increased”). A Levite of the lineage of Kohath, said to have been the father of Assir (so 1 Chr. 6:23, 37) or of Kore (9:19). At Exod. 6:24 he is called Abiasaph.
Abiasaph
Abiasaph [ə bīˊə săf] (Heb. ˒aḇî˓āsāp̱ “my father has gathered”). A Levite of the family of Korah and contemporary of Phinehas the grandson of Aaron (Exod. 6:24–25). At 1 Chr. 6:23; 9:19 an alternate form Ebiasaph and his son’s name are mentioned. The Asaph of 1 Chr. 26:1 (JB “Ebiasaph”) may
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Abiasaph
Abi´asaph (father of gathering, i.e., gathered), Ex. 6:24, otherwise written Ebi´asaph. 1 Chron. 6:23, 37; 9:19. One of the descendants of Korah, and head of the Korhites. Among the remarkable descendants of Abiasaph were Samuel the prophet, 1 Sam. 1:11, and Heman the singer.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ebiasaph
EBI´ASAPH (e-biʹa-saf; “gatherer”). The son of Elkanah and father of Assir, in the genealogy of the Kohathite Levites (1 Chron. 6:23). In v. 37 he is called a son of Korah. From a comparison of that circumstance with Ex. 6:24 most interpreters have identified him with Abiasaph (which see) of the latter
Abiasaph
ABI´ASAPH (a-bīʹa-saf; “my father has gathered”). The last mentioned (Ex. 6:24) of the sons of Korah, the Levite. His identity with Ebiasaph (which see) (1 Chron. 6:23, 37) is a matter of much uncertainty and difference of opinion. The probability is that they are the same person.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Abiasaph
Abiasaphfather of gathering; the gatherer, the youngest of the three sons of Korah the Levite, head of a family of Korhites (Ex. 6:24); called Ebisaph (1 Chr. 6:37).
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Elkanah Father
Kore Son
Assir Son
Korah Grandfather
Shallum Grandson
Assir Uncle
Tahath Grandson
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