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Lexicon :: Strong's H623 - 'āsāp̄

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אָסָף
Transliteration
'āsāp̄
Pronunciation
aw-sawf'
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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:
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

Ezra

2:41; 3:10

Nehemiah

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

Psalms

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

Isaiah

36:3; 36:22

H623

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 - When they called to the king, Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, who was over the household, and Shebnah the scribe and Joah the son of Asaph H623 the recorder, came out to them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:37 - Then Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, who was over the household, and Shebna the scribe and Joah the son of Asaph, H623 the recorder, came to Hezekiah with their clothes torn and told him the words of Rabshakeh.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:39 - Heman’s brother Asaph H623 stood at his right hand, even Asaph H623 the son of Berechiah, the son of Shimea,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:15 - and Bakbakkar, Heresh and Galal and Mattaniah the son of Mica, the son of [fn]Zichri, the son of Asaph, H623
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:17 - So the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel, and from his relatives, Asaph H623 the son of Berechiah; and from the sons of Merari their relatives, Ethan the son of Kushaiah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:19 - So the singers, Heman, Asaph H623 and Ethan were appointed to sound aloud cymbals of bronze;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:5 - Asaph H623 the chief, and second to him Zechariah, then [fn]Jeiel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Mattithiah, Eliab, Benaiah, Obed-edom and Jeiel, with musical instruments, harps, lyres; also Asaph H623 played loud-sounding cymbals,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:7 - Then on that day David first assigned [fn]Asaph H623 and his [fn]relatives to give thanks to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:37 - So he left Asaph H623 and his [fn]relatives there before the ark of the covenant of the LORD to minister before the ark continually, as every day’s work required;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:1 - Moreover, David and the commanders of the army set apart for the service some of the sons of Asaph H623 and of Heman and of Jeduthun, who were to prophesy with lyres, harps and cymbals; and the number of [fn]those who performed their service was:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:2 - Of the sons of Asaph: H623 Zaccur, Joseph, Nethaniah and [fn]Asharelah; the sons of Asaph H623 were under the [fn]direction of Asaph, H623 who prophesied under the [fn]direction of the king.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:6 - All these were under the [fn]direction of their father to sing in the house of the LORD, with cymbals, harps and lyres, for the service of the house of God. Asaph, H623 Jeduthun and Heman were under the [fn]direction of the king.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:9 - Now the first lot came out for Asaph H623 to Joseph, the second for Gedaliah, he with his relatives and sons were twelve;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:1 - For the divisions of the gatekeepers there were of the Korahites, [fn]Meshelemiah the son of Kore, of the sons of [fn]Asaph. H623
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 5:12 - and all the Levitical singers, Asaph, H623 Heman, Jeduthun, and their sons and kinsmen, clothed in fine linen, with cymbals, harps and lyres, standing east of the altar, and with them one hundred and twenty priests blowing trumpets
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:14 - Then in the midst of the assembly the Spirit of the LORD came upon Jahaziel the son of Zechariah, the son of Benaiah, the son of Jeiel, the son of Mattaniah, the Levite of the sons of Asaph; H623
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:13 - and from the sons of Elizaphan, Shimri and [fn]Jeiel; and from the sons of Asaph, H623 Zechariah and Mattaniah;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:30 - Moreover, King Hezekiah and the officials ordered the Levites to sing praises to the LORD with the words of David and Asaph H623 the seer. So they sang praises with joy, and bowed down and worshiped.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 35:15 - The singers, the sons of Asaph, H623 were also at their stations according to the command of David, Asaph, H623 Heman, and Jeduthun the king’s seer; and the gatekeepers at each gate did not have to depart from their service, because the Levites their brethren prepared for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:41 - The singers: the sons of Asaph, H623 128.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 3:10 - Now when the builders had laid the foundation of the temple of the LORD, [fn]the priests stood in their apparel with trumpets, and the Levites, the sons of Asaph, H623 with cymbals, to praise the LORD according to the [fn]directions of King David of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:8 - and a letter to Asaph H623 the keeper of the king’s forest, that he may give me timber to make beams for the gates of the fortress which is by the [fn]temple, for the wall of the city and for the house to which I will go.” And the king granted them to me because the good hand of my God was on me.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:44 - The singers: the sons of Asaph, H623 148.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:17 - and Mattaniah the son of Mica, the son of [fn]Zabdi, the son of Asaph, H623 who was the [fn]leader in beginning the thanksgiving at prayer, and Bakbukiah, the second among his brethren; and [fn]Abda the son of [fn]Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:22 - Now the overseer of the Levites in Jerusalem was Uzzi the son of Bani, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Mica, from the sons of Asaph, H623 who were the singers for the [fn]service of the house of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:35 - and some of the sons of the priests with trumpets; and Zechariah the son of Jonathan, the son of Shemaiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Micaiah, the son of Zaccur, the son of Asaph, H623
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:46 - For in the days of David and Asaph, H623 in ancient times, there were [fn]leaders of the singers, songs of praise and hymns of thanksgiving to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 50:1 - A Psalm of [fn]Asaph.
The Mighty One, God, the LORD, has spoken,
And summoned the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:1 - A Psalm of Asaph.
Surely God is good to Israel,
To those who are pure in heart!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:1 - A [fn]Maskil of Asaph.
O God, why have You rejected us forever?
Why does Your anger smoke against the sheep of Your [fn]pasture?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 75:1 - For the choir director; set to [fn]Al-tashheth. A Psalm of Asaph, a Song.
We give thanks to You, O God, we give thanks,
For Your name is near;
Men declare Your wondrous works.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:1 - For the choir director; on stringed instruments. A Psalm of Asaph, a Song.
God is known in Judah;
His name is great in Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:1 - For the choir director; [fn]according to Jeduthun. A Psalm of Asaph.
My voice rises to God, and I will cry aloud;
My voice rises to God, and He will hear me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:1 - A [fn]Maskil of Asaph.
Listen, O my people, to my [fn]instruction;
Incline your ears to the words of my mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:1 - A Psalm of Asaph.
O God, the nations have [fn]invaded Your inheritance;
They have defiled Your holy temple;
They have laid Jerusalem in ruins.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 80:1 - For the choir director; set to [fn]El Shoshannim; [fn]Eduth. A Psalm of Asaph.
Oh, give ear, Shepherd of Israel,
You who lead Joseph like a flock;
You who are enthroned above the cherubim, shine forth!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:1 - For the choir director; [fn]on the Gittith. A Psalm of Asaph.
Sing for joy to God our strength;
Shout joyfully to the God of Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 82:1 - A Psalm of Asaph.
God takes His stand in [fn]His own congregation;
He judges in the midst of the [fn]rulers.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:1 - A Song, a Psalm of Asaph.
O God, do not remain quiet;
Do not be silent and, O God, do not be still.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 36:3 - Then Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, who was over the household, and Shebna the scribe, and Joah the son of Asaph, H623 the recorder, came out to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 36:22 - Then Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, who was over the household, and Shebna the scribe and Joah the son of Asaph, H623 the recorder, came to Hezekiah with their clothes torn and told him the words of Rabshakeh.

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