And the sons of Korah; Assir, and Elkanah, and Abiasaph: these are
the families of the Korhites.
1 Chronicles 6:
The sons of Kohath; Amminadab his son, Korah his son, Assir his son,
1 Chronicles 6:
The son of Tahath, the son of Assir, the son of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah,
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. Exodus 6:24; 1 Chronicles 6:22.
2. 1 Chronicles 6:23; 1 Chronicles 6:37.
3. 1 Chronicles 3:17.
Holman Bible Dictionary
(ass' ssuhr) Personal name meaning, “prisoner.” 1. A son of Korah (Exodus 6:24 ), the leader of the rebellion against Moses (Numbers 16:1-35 ). 2 . Great grandson of 1 above (1 Chronicles 6:23 ) or grandson of 1 above with Elkanah and Ebiasaph being brothers. Compare 1 Chronicles 6:37 . 3 . A son of King Jeconiah (or Jehoiachin) in KJV of 1 Chronicles 3:17 , but this should probably be interpreted as a common noun, “captive,” referring to Jehoiachin (NIV, NAS, NRSV).
Morrish Bible Dictionary
1. Son of Korah. Exodus 6:24 ; 1 Chronicles 6:22 .
2. Son of Ebiasaph. 1 Chronicles 6:23,37 .
3. Son of Jeconiah. 1 Chronicles 3:17 .
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
ASSIR . 1 . A son of Korab ( Exodus 6:24 , 1 Chronicles 6:22 ). 2 . A son of Ebiasaph ( 1 Chronicles 6:23 ; 1 Chronicles 6:37 ). 3 . A son of Jeconiah (AV [Note: Authorized Version.] and RVm [Note: Revised Version margin.] of 1 Chronicles 3:17 ). It is probable, however, that RV [Note: Revised Version.] correctly renders ‘Jeconiah the captive .’
Hitchcock's Bible Names
- Son of Assir
, a Kohathite
- Jeconiah's son Assir
left a daughter probably, who according to the law of heiresses (Numbers 27:8; Numbers 36:8-9) married a man of a family of her paternal tribe, namely, Neri descended from Nathan, David's son
, another son, left only a daughter who, according to the law of heiresses (Numbers 27:8), married into her paternal tribe, namely, Neri, sprung from Nathan, David's son (Keil)
- The son of Assir
( 1 Chronicles 6:23 )
- Luke 3:27; Luke 3:31, makes Shealtiel son of Neri, a descendant of David, through Nathan not Solomon; probably Jeconiah, (besides the Zedekiah in 1 Chronicles 3:16 who died childless), had another son, Assir
, who left only a daughter, who, according to the law as to heiresses (Numbers 27:8; Numbers 36:8-9), married a man of her paternal tribe, namely, Neri, of David's family in Nathan's line
- This Zedekiah is mentioned separately from the other sons of Jehoiachin, Assir
and Salathiel, because probably he was not led to Babylon as the other sons, but died in Judea (Keil). Probably Assir
left a daughter, who, according to the law of heiresses (Numbers 37:8; Numbers 36:8-9), married a man of a family of her paternal tribe, namely, Neri descended from Nathan. Shealtiel is called Assir
's "son" (1 Chronicles 3:17), i. Jecamiah Assir
, as often occurs in genealogies, is skipped in Matthew
, Elkanah, and Abiasaph were respectively the son, grandson, and great grandson of Korah (Exodus 6:24, compare 1 Chronicles 6:22-23-37)