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(ass' ssuhr) Personal name meaning, “prisoner.” 1. A son of Korah (Exodus 6:24 ), the leader of the rebellion against Moses (Numbers 16:1-35 ). 2 . Great grandson of 1 above (1 Chronicles 6:23 ) or grandson of 1 above with Elkanah and Ebiasaph being brothers. Compare 1 Chronicles 6:37 . 3 . A son of King Jeconiah (or Jehoiachin) in KJV of 1 Chronicles 3:17 , but this should probably be interpreted as a common noun, “captive,” referring to Jehoiachin (NIV, NAS, NRSV).

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Assir'. Holman Bible Dictionary.​dictionaries/​eng/​hbd/​a/assir.html. 1991.