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Korahites
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Korahites
Korahites (קָּרְחִי‎, qorchiy). The Levitical group descended from Korah. Associated with a rebellion against Moses and Aaron. Responsible for gatekeeping functions in the second temple. Mentioned in the titles of several psalms.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Korah (Person)
KORAH (PERSON) [Heb qōraḥ (קֹרַח)]. KORAHITES. Names based on qrḥ, “bald, bald head,” are frequently attested in Semitic languages. In addition to several individuals named Korah, there is also the biblical Kareah, Qrḥ in Ugaritic and Arad Ostracon 49:2; Akkadian Qar-ḫa-a and Qa-ri-ḫi; Thamudic
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Korahite, Korathite
Korahite, Korathite. Member of Levi’s tribe, of the division of Kohath (Ex 6:18, 21; Nm 16:1). Their ancestor, Izhar, was the father of Moses and Aaron, thus their family position was closest to the priesthood. The rebellion led by Korah, Dathan, and Abiram against Moses and Aaron ended with the death
Korhite
Korhite. kjv alternate spelling of Korahite, a descendant of Korah, Hebron’s son, in 1 Chronicles 12:6.See Korah #4.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Korahites
Korahites kōrə-īts [Heb. qorḥî]; SONS OF KORAH [benê qōraḥ]; AV also KORHITES, KORATHITES, SONS OF KORE; NEB also KORAHITE FAMILIES, LINE OF KORAH. This expression denotes Assir, Elkanah, and Abiasaph, Korah’s three sons (Ex. 6:24; cf. Nu. 26:11). But it is more frequently used in the titles
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Korahite, Korathite
KORAHITE, KORATHITE* Member of Levi’s tribe, of the division of Kohath (Ex 6:18, 21). Their ancestor, Izhar, was a member of the priestly family and was related to Moses and Aaron. The rebellion led by Korah, Dathan, and Abiram against Moses and Aaron ended with the death of many members of the Korahite
Korhite
KORHITE* kjv alternate spelling of Korahite, a descendant of Korah, Hebron’s son, in 1 Chronicles 12:6. See Korah #4.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Korahites
KORAHITES. A family of the Kohathite clan of the Levites. Genealogical data are given in 1 Chr 6:22–38; 9:19–32; 26:1–19; Ex 6:24; Num 26:58. To their ranks belonged such famous men as Samuel the prophet and Herman the singer (1 Chr 6:22, 28, 33).Korathites from Benjamin joined David at Ziklag as expert
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Korahite
Kor´ahite, 1 Chron. 9:19, 31, Kor´-hite, or Kor´athite, that portion of the Kohathites who were descended from Korah. They were an important branch of the singers, 2 Chron. 20:19; hence we find eleven psalms (or twelve, if Ps. 43 is included under the same title as Ps. 42) dedicated or assigned to the
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Korahite
KO´RAHITE (kōʹra-hīt; Ex. 6:24; Num. 26:58; 1 Chron. 9:19, 31; the KJV sometimes renders “Korhites,” or “Korathites”). That portion of the Kohathite Levites who were descended from Korah (which see). See Levites: Classification.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Korahites
Korahitesthat portion of the Kohathites that descended from Korah. (1.) They were an important branch of the singers of the Kohathite division (2 Chr. 20:19). There are eleven psalms (42–49; 84; 85; 87; 88) dedicated to the sons of Korah.(2.) Some of the sons of Korah also were “porters” of the temple
Korhites
Korhitesa Levitical family descended from Korah (Ex. 6:24; 1 Chr. 12:6; 26:1; 2 Chr. 20:19).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Korahites
KORAHITES [KOR uh hights] — that part of the Kohathite Levites descended from Korah, the son of Izhar and grandson of Levi. Many Korahites held responsible tabernacle positions (Ex. 6:24). The name is also spelled Korathites (Num. 26:58). Eleven psalms bear the title, “the sons of Korah” (Psalms 42;
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
KORAHITES; SONS OF KORAH
KORAHITES; SONS OF KORAH<ko’-ra-its> (קָרַחִי‎ [qorchi]), (בְּנֵי קֹרַח‎ [beno qorach]; in the King James Version appears also as Korhite, Kohathite, Kore): This phrase is used to denote Assir and Elkanah and Abiasaph, Korah’s 3 individual sons (Exodus 6:24; compare Numbers 26:11). But its more frequent
KORATHITES
KORATHITES<ko’-rath-its>: In the King James Version for “Korabites,” Numbers 26:58.See KORAH.
KORHITES
KORHITES<kor’-hits>: In the King James Version for “Korahites” in Exodus 6:24; 1 Chronicles 12:6; 26:1; 2 Chronicles 20:19.See KORAH.
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Korahite
Koʹrah-ite, Korʹhite, or Koʹrathite (1 Chron. 9:19, 31), that portion of the Kohathites who were descended from Korah. They are frequently styled sons of Korah. The offices filled by the sons of Korah, so far as we are informed, were the following. They were an important branch of the singers in the