Amasai (Uh-may´si)

1 Chief of David’s “Thirty,” an elite force or bodyguard (1Chr 12:18), possibly the same person elsewhere called Amasa. 2 A Levite, son of Elkanah (1Chr 6:25) and father of Mahoth (1Chr 6:35), perhaps the same person referred to in (2Chr 29:12). 3 A levitical priest who was a trumpeter (before the Ark) in David’s time (1Chr 15:24).

1Chr 12:18

18Then the spirit came upon Amasai, chief of the Thirty, and he said,

“We are yours, O David;
and with you, O son of Jesse!
Peace, peace to you,
and peace to t ... View more

1Chr 6:25

25The sons of Elkanah: Amasai and Ahimoth,

1Chr 6:35

35son of Zuph, son of Elkanah, son of Mahath, son of Amasai,

2Chr 29:12

12Then the Levites arose, Mahath son of Amasai, and Joel son of Azariah, of the sons of the Kohathites; and of the sons of Merari, Kish son of Abdi, and Azariah ... View more

1Chr 15:24

24Shebaniah, Joshaphat, Nethanel, Amasai, Zechariah, Benaiah, and Eliezer, the priests, were to blow the trumpets before the ark of God. Obed-edom and Jehiah al ... View more

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