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Lexicon :: Strong's H623 - 'āsāp̄

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

אָסָף ʼÂçâph, aw-sawf'; from H622; collector; Asaph, the name of three Israelites, and of the family of the first:—Asaph.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 46x

The KJV translates Strong's H623 in the following manner: Asaph (46x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 46x
The KJV translates Strong's H623 in the following manner: Asaph (46x).
  1. 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

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אָסָף ʼÂçâph, aw-sawf'; from H622; collector; Asaph, the name of three Israelites, and of the family of the first:—Asaph.
STRONGS H623: Abbreviations
אָסָף proper name, masculine (gatherer, compare Phoenician proper name, feminine אספת)
1. father of יוֺאָח 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 1 Chronicles 6:18, אֵיתָן 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 עַל־יְדֵיהַמֶּלֶךְ 1 Chronicles 25:2; repeated mention is made also of sons of Asaph בְּנֵי־אָסָף, 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 בֶּן־אָסָף, see these names.
†3. keeper of king's park Nehemiah 2:8.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Kings

18:18; 18:37

1 Chronicles

6:18; 6:24; 6:29; 9:15; 9:19; 15:17; 15:19; 16:5; 16:7; 16:37; 16:41; 16:42; 25:1; 25:2; 25:2; 25:2; 25:6; 25:9; 26:1

2 Chronicles

5:12; 20:14; 29:13; 29:30; 35:15; 35:15


2:41; 3:10


2:8; 7:44; 11:17; 11:22; 12:35; 12:46


50:1; 73:1; 73:2; 73:3; 73:4; 73:5; 73:6; 73:7; 73:8; 73:9; 73:10; 73:11; 73:12; 73:13; 73:14; 73:15; 73:16; 73:17; 73:18; 73:19; 73:20; 73:21; 73:22; 73:23; 73:24; 73:25; 73:26; 73:27; 73:28; 74:1; 74:2; 74:3; 74:4; 74:5; 74:6; 74:7; 74:8; 74:9; 74:10; 74:11; 74:12; 74:13; 74:14; 74:15; 74:16; 74:17; 74:18; 74:19; 74:20; 74:21; 74:22; 74:23; 75:1; 75:2; 75:3; 75:4; 75:5; 75:6; 75:7; 75:8; 75:9; 75:10; 76:1; 76:2; 76:3; 76:4; 76:5; 76:6; 76:7; 76:8; 76:9; 76:10; 76:11; 76:12; 77:1; 77:2; 77:3; 77:4; 77:5; 77:6; 77:7; 77:8; 77:9; 77:10; 77:11; 77:12; 77:13; 77:14; 77:15; 77:16; 77:17; 77:18; 77:19; 77:20; 78:1; 78:2; 78:3; 78:4; 78:5; 78:6; 78:7; 78:8; 78:9; 78:10; 78:11; 78:12; 78:13; 78:14; 78:15; 78:16; 78:17; 78:18; 78:19; 78:20; 78:21; 78:22; 78:23; 78:24; 78:25; 78:26; 78:27; 78:28; 78:29; 78:30; 78:31; 78:32; 78:33; 78:34; 78:35; 78:36; 78:37; 78:38; 78:39; 78:40; 78:41; 78:42; 78:43; 78:44; 78:45; 78:46; 78:47; 78:48; 78:49; 78:50; 78:51; 78:52; 78:53; 78:54; 78:55; 78:56; 78:57; 78:58; 78:59; 78:60; 78:61; 78:62; 78:63; 78:64; 78:65; 78:66; 78:67; 78:68; 78:69; 78:70; 78:71; 78:72; 79:1; 79:2; 79:3; 79:4; 79:5; 79:6; 79:7; 79:8; 79:9; 79:10; 79:11; 79:12; 79:13; 80:1; 80:2; 80:3; 80:4; 80:5; 80:6; 80:7; 80:8; 80:9; 80:10; 80:11; 80:12; 80:13; 80:14; 80:15; 80:16; 80:17; 80:18; 80:19; 81:1; 81:2; 81:3; 81:4; 81:5; 81:6; 81:7; 81:8; 81:9; 81:10; 81:11; 81:12; 81:13; 81:14; 81:15; 81:16; 82:1; 82:2; 82:3; 82:4; 82:5; 82:6; 82:7; 82:8; 83:1; 83:2; 83:3; 83:4; 83:5; 83:6; 83:7; 83:8; 83:9; 83:10; 83:11; 83:12; 83:13; 83:14; 83:15; 83:16; 83:17; 83:18


36:3; 36:22


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H623 matches the Hebrew אָסָף ('āsāp̄),
which occurs 46 times in 41 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:18 - And when they had called to the king, there came out to them Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, which was over the household, and Shebna the scribe, and Joah the son of Asaph H623 the recorder.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:37 - Then came Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, which was over the household, and Shebna the scribe, and Joah the son of Asaph H623 the recorder, to Hezekiah with their clothes rent, and told him the words of Rabshakeh.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:39 - And his brother Asaph, H623 who stood on his right hand, even Asaph H623 the son of Berachiah, the son of Shimea,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:15 - And Bakbakkar, Heresh, and Galal, and Mattaniah the son of Micah, the son of Zichri, the son of Asaph; H623
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:17 - So the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel; and of his brethren, Asaph H623 the son of Berechiah; and of the sons of Merari their brethren, Ethan the son of Kushaiah;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:19 - So the singers, Heman, Asaph, H623 and Ethan, were appointed to sound with cymbals of brass;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:5 - Asaph H623 the chief, and next to him Zechariah, Jeiel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Mattithiah, and Eliab, and Benaiah, and Obededom: and Jeiel with psalteries and with harps; but Asaph H623 made a sound with cymbals;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:7 - Then on that day David delivered first this psalm to thank the LORD into the hand of Asaph H623 and his brethren.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:37 - So he left there before the ark of the covenant of the LORD Asaph H623 and his brethren, to minister before the ark continually, as every day's work required:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:1 - Moreover David and the captains of the host separated to the service of the sons of Asaph, H623 and of Heman, and of Jeduthun, who should prophesy with harps, with psalteries, and with cymbals: and the number of the workmen according to their service was:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:2 - Of the sons of Asaph; H623 Zaccur, and Joseph, and Nethaniah, and Asarelah, the sons of Asaph H623 under the hands of Asaph, H623 which prophesied according to the order of the king.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:6 - All these were under the hands of their father for song in the house of the LORD, with cymbals, psalteries, and harps, for the service of the house of God, according to the king's order to Asaph, H623 Jeduthun, and Heman.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:9 - Now the first lot came forth for Asaph H623 to Joseph: the second to Gedaliah, who with his brethren and sons were twelve:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:1 - Concerning the divisions of the porters: Of the Korhites was Meshelemiah the son of Kore, of the sons of Asaph. H623
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 5:12 - Also the Levites which were the singers, all of them of Asaph, H623 of Heman, of Jeduthun, with their sons and their brethren, being arrayed in white linen, having cymbals and psalteries and harps, stood at the east end of the altar, and with them an hundred and twenty priests sounding with trumpets:)
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:14 - Then upon Jahaziel the son of Zechariah, the son of Benaiah, the son of Jeiel, the son of Mattaniah, a Levite of the sons of Asaph, H623 came the Spirit of the LORD in the midst of the congregation;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:13 - And of the sons of Elizaphan; Shimri, and Jeiel: and of the sons of Asaph; H623 Zechariah, and Mattaniah:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:30 - Moreover Hezekiah the king and the princes commanded the Levites to sing praise unto the LORD with the words of David, and of Asaph H623 the seer. And they sang praises with gladness, and they bowed their heads and worshipped.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 35:15 - And the singers the sons of Asaph H623 were in their place, according to the commandment of David, and Asaph, H623 and Heman, and Jeduthun the king's seer; and the porters waited at every gate; they might not depart from their service; for their brethren the Levites prepared for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:41 - The singers: the children of Asaph, H623 an hundred twenty and eight.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 3:10 - And when the builders laid the foundation of the temple of the LORD, they set the priests in their apparel with trumpets, and the Levites the sons of Asaph H623 with cymbals, to praise the LORD, after the ordinance of David king of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:8 - And a letter unto Asaph H623 the keeper of the king's forest, that he may give me timber to make beams for the gates of the palace which appertained to the house, and for the wall of the city, and for the house that I shall enter into. And the king granted me, according to the good hand of my God upon me.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:44 - The singers: the children of Asaph, H623 an hundred forty and eight.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:17 - And Mattaniah the son of Micha, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, H623 was the principal to begin the thanksgiving in prayer: and Bakbukiah the second among his brethren, and Abda the son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:22 - The overseer also of the Levites at Jerusalem was Uzzi the son of Bani, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Micha. Of the sons of Asaph, H623 the singers were over the business of the house of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:35 - And certain of the priests' sons with trumpets; namely, Zechariah the son of Jonathan, the son of Shemaiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Michaiah, the son of Zaccur, the son of Asaph: H623
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:46 - For in the days of David and Asaph H623 of old there were chief of the singers, and songs of praise and thanksgiving unto God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 50:1 - [[A Psalm of Asaph.]] H623 The mighty God, even the LORD, hath spoken, and called the earth from the rising of the sun unto the going down thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:1 - [[A Psalm of Asaph.]] H623 Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:1 - [[Maschil of Asaph.]] H623 O God, why hast thou cast us off for ever? why doth thine anger smoke against the sheep of thy pasture?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 75:1 - [[To the chief Musician, Altaschith, A Psalm or Song of Asaph.]] H623 Unto thee, O God, do we give thanks, unto thee do we give thanks: for that thy name is near thy wondrous works declare.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:1 - [[To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm or Song of Asaph.]] H623 In Judah is God known: his name is great in Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:1 - [[To the chief Musician, to Jeduthun, A Psalm of Asaph.]] H623 I cried unto God with my voice, even unto God with my voice; and he gave ear unto me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:1 - [[Maschil of Asaph.]] H623 Give ear, O my people, to my law: incline your ears to the words of my mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:1 - [[A Psalm of Asaph.]] H623 O God, the heathen are come into thine inheritance; thy holy temple have they defiled; they have laid Jerusalem on heaps.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 80:1 - [[To the chief Musician upon Shoshannimeduth, A Psalm of Asaph.]] H623 Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, thou that leadest Joseph like a flock; thou that dwellest between the cherubims, shine forth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:1 - [[To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm of Asaph.]] H623 Sing aloud unto God our strength: make a joyful noise unto the God of Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 82:1 - [[A Psalm of Asaph.]] H623 God standeth in the congregation of the mighty; he judgeth among the gods.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:1 - [[A Song or Psalm of Asaph.]] H623 Keep not thou silence, O God: hold not thy peace, and be not still, O God.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 36:3 - Then came forth unto him Eliakim, Hilkiah's son, which was over the house, and Shebna the scribe, and Joah, Asaph's H623 son, the recorder.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 36:22 - Then came Eliakim, the son of Hilkiah, that was over the household, and Shebna the scribe, and Joah, the son of Asaph, H623 the recorder, to Hezekiah with their clothes rent, and told him the words of Rabshakeh.
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