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Bible Encyclopedias

1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

Asaph

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the eponym of the Asaphite gild of singers, one of the hereditary choirs that superintended the musical services of the temple at Jerusalem in post-exilic times. The names occur in the titles of certain Psalms, and the writer of the Book of Chronicles makes Asaph a seer (2 Chron. xxix. 30), contemporary with David and Solomon, and chief of the singers of his time.

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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Asaph'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/bri/a/asaph.html. 1910.

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