Easton's Bible Dictionary (1897)/Amasai

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Amasai, burdensome.

(1.) A Levite, son of Elkanah, of the ancestry of Samuel (1 Chronicles 6:25,35).

(2.) The leader of a body of men who joined David in the "stronghold," probably of Adullam (1 Chronicles 12:18).

(3.) One of the priests appointed to precede the ark with blowing of trumpets on its removal from the house of Obed-edom (1 Chronicles 15:24).

(4.) The father of a Levite, one of the two Kohathites who took a prominent part at the instance of Hezekiah in the cleansing of the temple (2 Chronicles 29:12).