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Asaiah


Asai’ah (the Lord hath made).

1. A prince of one of the families of the Simeonites in the reign of Hezekiah. 1 Chron. 4:36. (b.c. 910.)

2. A Levite in the reign of David, chief of the family of Merari. 1 Chron. 6:30. With 120 of his brethren he took part in bringing the ark from the house of Obed-edom to the city of David. 1 Chron. 15:6, 11.

3. The first-born of “the Shilonite,” from Shiloni, 1 Chron. 9:5, who with his family dwelt in Jerusalem after the return from Babylon. (b.c. 536.) In Neh. 11:5 he is called Maaseiah.

4. 2 Chron. 34:20. [Asahiah.]