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Amasai


Amasa’i, or Amas’a-i (burdensome).

1. A Kohathite, father of Mahath and ancestor of Samuel. 1 Chron. 6:25, 35.

2. Chief of the captains of Judah and Benjamin, who deserted to David while an outlaw at Ziklag. 1 Chron. 12:18. (b.c. 1060.)

3. One of the priests who blew trumpets before the ark. 1 Chron. 15:24.

4. Another Kohathite, in the reign of Hezekiah. 2 Chron. 29:12.