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Strong's #623 - אָסָף

Transliteration
ʼÂçâph
Phonetics
aw-sawf'
Root Word (Etymology)
from (H622)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Asaph = “gatherer”

1) the father of Hezekiah’s secretary

2) a son of Berechiah, chief Levite musician under David

3) a Persian officer over the royal forest

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (46)
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 16
2 Chronicles 6
Ezra 2
Nehemiah 6
Psalms 12
Isaiah 2
NAS (34)
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 16
2 Chronicles 6
Ezra 2
Nehemiah 6
Isaiah 2
HCS (34)
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 16
2 Chronicles 6
Ezra 2
Nehemiah 6
Isaiah 2
BSB (46)
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 16
2 Chronicles 6
Ezra 2
Nehemiah 6
Psalms 12
Isaiah 2
ESV (34)
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 16
2 Chronicles 6
Ezra 2
Nehemiah 6
Isaiah 2
WEB (34)
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 16
2 Chronicles 6
Ezra 2
Nehemiah 6
Isaiah 2
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אָסָף proper name, masculine ( gatherer, compare Phoenician proper name, feminine אספת)

1 father ofיוֺאָח the recorder 2 Kings 18:18,37 = Isaiah 36:3,22.

2 one of David's chief musicians, a Levite, son of Berechiah 1 Chronicles 6:24 (twice in verse) ("" הֵימָן v. 1 Chronicles 6:18, אֵיתָן v. 1 Chronicles 6:29 see these names); 1 Chronicles 15:17 ("" Heman & Ethan, all called) הַמְּשֹׁרֲרִים 1 Chronicles 15:19; see also 1 Chronicles 16:5 (twice in verse); 1 Chronicles 16:7 compare 1 Chronicles 16:37 ("" Heman & Jeduthun 1 Chronicles 16:41; 1 Chronicles 16:42); 1 Chronicles 25:9, named with Heman & Jeduthun also 1 Chronicles 25:6; 2 Chronicles 5:12; 35:15; Psalm 50:1; Psalm 73:1-83:18 are ascribed to Asaph; compare also בִּימֵי דָוִיד וְאָסָף Nehemiah 12:46; he is called also הַחֹזֶה 2 Chronicles 29:30, compare אָסָף הַנִּבָּא עַליְֿדֵיהַמֶּלֶךְ 1 Chronicles 25:2; repeated mention is made also of sons of Asaph בְּנֵיאָֿסָף, sons, descendants, and pupils, or those who sang and played after his manner 1 Chronicles 25:1 ("" Heman & Jeduthun) 1 Chronicles 25:2; 1 Chronicles 25:2; called הַמְּשֹׁרֲרִים 2 Chronicles 35:15; Ezra 2:41; Nehemiah 7:44; Nehemiah 11:22, compare Ezra 3:10; performing service of purification, Hezekiah's time 2 Chronicles 29:13; one of them prophesying 2 Chronicles 20:14; — 1 Chronicles 26:1 for בְּנֵי אָסָף read בְּנֵי אֶבְיָסָף, compare 1 Chronicles 9:19; on זִכְרִי 1 Chronicles 9:15, זַבְדִּי Nehemiah 11:17, זַכּוּר Nehemiah 12:35, called בֶּןאָֿסָף, see these names.

3 keeper of king's park Nehemiah 2:8.


Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אָסָף pr.n. (“collector”), Asaph.

(1) a Levite, chief of the singers appointed by David, 1 Chronicles 16:5, who is celebrated in a later age as a poet and prophet (2 Chronicles 29:30), to whom the twelve psalms 50 -7383 are ascribed in their titles, and whose descendants (בְּנֵי אָסָף), even in the time of Ezra and Nehemiah, are mentioned as having occupied themselves with sacred verse and song (1 Chronicles 25:1; 2 Chronicles 20:14, 29:13 Ezra 2:41, 3:10 Nehemiah 7:44, 11:22 ).

(2)  2 Kings 18:18; Isaiah 36:3.

(3)  Nehemiah 2:8.


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List of Word Forms
אָסָ֑ף אָסָ֔ף אָסָ֖ף אָסָ֗ף אָסָ֜ף אָסָ֥ף אָסָ֧ף אָסָֽף׃ אָסָף֙ אָסָף֩ אסף אסף׃ וְאָסָ֖ף וְאָסָ֞ף וְאָסָ֣ף ואסף לְאָ֫סָ֥ף לְאָסָ֖ף לְאָסָ֡ף לְאָסָ֣ף לְאָסָ֥ף לְאָסָֽף׃ לאסף לאסף׃ ’ā·sāp̄ ’āsāp̄ aSaf lə’āsāp̄ lə·’ā·sāp̄ leaSaf veaSaf wə’āsāp̄ wə·’ā·sāp̄
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