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Abiasaph

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible

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ABIASAPH (= ‘father has gathered’), Exodus 6:24 = EBIASAPH (= ‘father has increased’), 1 Chronicles 6:23; 1Ch 6:37; 1 Chronicles 9:18 . The name of a division of the Korahite Levites, mentioned only in the genealogies of P [Note: Priestly Narrative.] and the Chronicler. According to 1 Chronicles 9:19; 1 Chronicles 26:1 (in the latter passage read Ebiasaph for Asaph), a section of the division acted as doorkeepers.

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Abiasaph'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​hdb/​a/abiasaph.html. 1909.
 
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