Asahel (As´uh-hel)

1 David’s nephew (1Chr 1:13-16), killed by Abner (2Sam 2:18-23), buried in Bethlehem (2Sam 2:32). He served in David’s royal bodyguard (2Sam 23:24). 2 A Judean Levite under Jehoshaphat (2Chr 17:8). 3 A Temple overseer under Hezekiah (2Chr 31:13). 4 Jonathan’s father during Ezra’s administration (Ezra 10:15).

1Chr 1:13-16

13Canaan became the father of Sidon his firstborn, and Heth,14and the Jebusites, the Amorites, the Girgashites,15the Hivites, the Arkites, the Sinites,16the Arv ... View more

2Sam 2:18-23

18The three sons of Zeruiah were there, Joab, Abishai, and Asahel. Now Asahel was as swift of foot as a wild gazelle.19Asahel pursued Abner, turning neither to ... View more

2Sam 2:32

32They took up Asahel and buried him in the tomb of his father, which was at Bethlehem. Joab and his men marched all night, and the day broke upon them at Hebro ... View more

2Sam 23:24

24Among the Thirty were Asahel brother of Joab; Elhanan son of Dodo of Bethlehem;

2Chr 17:8

8With them were the Levites, Shemaiah, Nethaniah, Zebadiah, Asahel, Shemiramoth, Jehonathan, Adonijah, Tobijah, and Tob-adonijah; and with these Levites, the pr ... View more

2Chr 31:13

13while Jehiel, Azaziah, Nahath, Asahel, Jerimoth, Jozabad, Eliel, Ismachiah, Mahath, and Benaiah were overseers assisting Conaniah and his brother Shimei, by t ... View more

Ezra 10:15

15Only Jonathan son of Asahel and Jahzeiah son of Tikvah opposed this, and Meshullam and Shabbethai the Levites supported them.

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