who gathers together

(collector of the people). + A Levite, son of Berechiah, one of the leaders of David’s choir. (1 Chronicles 6:39) Psalms 50 and 73-83 are attributed to him; and he was in after times celebrated as a seer as well as a musical composer. (2 Chronicles 29:30; Nehemiah 12:46) (B.C. 1050.) + The father or […]

(A school of poetry and musical composers founded by Asaph.)

-1. Father of Joah 2Ki 18:18; Isa 36:3,22 -2. Son of Berachiah. One of the three leaders of music in David’s organization of the tabernacle service 1Ch 15:16-19; 16:5-7; 25:1-9; 2Ch 5:12; 35:15; Ne 12:46 .Apointed to sound the cymbals in the temple choir 1Ch 15:17,19; 16:5,7 .A composer of sacred lyrics 2Ch 29:13-30 .See […]

Convener, or collector. (1.) A Levite; one of the leaders of David’s choir (1 Chr. 6:39). Psalms 50 and 73-83 inclusive are attributed to him. He is mentioned along with David as skilled in music, and a “seer” (2 Chr. 29:30). The “sons of Asaph,” mentioned in 1 Chr. 25:1, 2 Chr. 20:14, and Ezra […]