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Kore (gate-keeper)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Kore, Son of Abiasaph
Kore, Son of Abiasaph (קֹרֵא‎, qore'). A Levite whose family served among the gatekeepers for the house of Yahweh (1 Chr 9:19; 1 Chr 26:1). His father is sometimes identified as “Ebiasaph” or “Asaph.”
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Kore (Person)
KORE (PERSON) [Heb qôrēʾ (קֹורֵא)]. Two individuals in the Hebrew Bible bear this name. The name Kore, “partridge” (possibly onomatopoeic from the cooing of the bird, or else to be translated, “caller, calling-bird,” from the Heb root qārāʾ, “to call”), probably belongs to the category of animal
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Kore
Kore. 1. Kohathite Levite who, with his brethren, was responsible for the service at the entrance to the “tent of meeting” in David’s time (1 Chr 9:19; 26:1).2. kjv alternate name for Korahite in 1 Chronicles 26:19.See Korahite, Korathite.3. Imnah’s son, a Levite who was a keeper of the East Gate
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Kore
Kore kôʹrə [Heb. qôrēʾ].1. A Levite of David’s time, descended from Kohath and Korah. (See Korah 4.) Shallum, chief doorkeeper in the latest OT times, is described as “the son of Kore, son of Ebiasaph, son of Korah” (1 Ch. 9:19). This expression omits the generations between Shallum and Kore and
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Kore
KORE1. Kohathite Levite who, with his brothers, was responsible for the service at the entrance to the tent of meeting in David’s time (1 Chr 9:19; 26:1).2. kjv alternate name for Korahite in 1 Chronicles 26:19. See Korahite, Korathite.3. Imnah’s son, a Levite who was a keeper of the East Gate in
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Kore
Kore (kor´ee).1 A bird, alternatively identified with Ammoperdix heyi or the slightly larger Alectoris graeca; both are types of partridge.2 The father of Shallum, a member of the tabernacle gatekeepers’ guild (1 Chron. 9:19).3 A Levite, the son of Imnah, who was appointed by Hezekiah to be keeper
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Kore
KORE1. A Levite of the house of Korah whose sons were gatekeepers of the sanctuary (1 Chr 9:19; 26:1, 19).2. A Levite appointed over the freewill offerings during the reign of Hezekiah (2 Chr 31:14).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Kore
Kore (Heb. qōrēʾ, qôrēʾ)1. A Levite of the line of Korah; ancestor of the temple gatekeepers Shallum (1 Chr. 9:19) and Meshelemiah (26:1).2. A Levite; the son of Imnah (2 Chr. 31:14). He was appointed by Hezekiah as keeper of the east gate of the temple (the king’s gate) and was in charge of apportioning
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Kore
Ko´re (partridge).1. A Korahite, ancestor of Shallum and Meshelemiah, chief porters in the reign of David. 1 Chron. 9:19; 26:1. (b.c. 1014.)2. Son of Imnah, a Levite in the reign of Hezekiah. He had charge of the offerings. 2 Chron. 31:14. (b.c. 726.)3. In the Authorized Version of 1 Chron. 26:19,
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Kore
KO´RE (kōʹre; “crier” or “partridge”).1. A Levite, the son of Ebiasaph, and father of Shallum, who was one of the “keepers of the thresholds of the tent” (1 Chron. 9:19). In 26:1 Kore is named as the father of Meshelemiah (or Shelemiah), a Temple gatekeeper, 960 b.c.2. Son of Imnah, a Levitical keeper
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Kore
Korepartridge. (1.) A Levite and temple-warder of the Korahites, the son of Asaph. He was father of Shallum and Meshelemiah, temple-porters (1 Chr. 9:19; 26:1).(2.) A Levitical porter at the east gate of the temple (2 Chr. 31:14).(3.) In 1 Chr. 26:19 the word should be “Korahites,” as in the Revised
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Relatives
Ebiasaph Father
Assir Brother
Shallum Son
Asaph Relative
Zechariah Grandson
Elkanah Grandfather
Eliehoenai Grandson
Elam Grandson
Zebadiah Grandson
Tahath Nephew
Jediael Grandson
Mattithiah Grandson
Jathniel Grandson
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