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1. Assembler, a celebrated musician in David's time, and one of the leaders of the temple music. 1 Chronicles 16:5 25:1,2 . This service appears to have been hereditary in his family, Nehemiah 7:44 11:22 . He is also called a seer, 2 Chronicles 29:30 ; and his name is prefixed to twelve Psalms, ( Psalm 50:1-23 73:1-83:18 ) but whether they were written by him, or for him or his family to sing, is unknown. See MUSIC .

2. A recorder of King Hezekiah, 2 Kings 18:18 Isaiah 36:3

3. Keeper of forests under Artaxerxes, Nehemiah 2:8 .


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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Asaph'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ats/a/asaph.html. 1859.

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