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).
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
25The sons of Elkanah: Amasai and Ahimoth,
35son of Zuph, son of Elkanah, son of Mahath, son of Amasai,
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
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