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Amasa


"Burden. (1.) The son of Abigail, a sister of king David (1 Chr." 2:17; 2 Sam. 17:25). He was appointed by David to command the "army in room of his cousin Joab (2 Sam. 19:13), who afterwards" treacherously put him to death as a dangerous rival (2 Sam. 20:4-12). "(2.) A son of Hadlai, and chief of Ephraim (2 Chr. 28:12) in the reign of Ahaz.

"Burdensome. (1.) A Levite, son of Elkanah, of the ancestry of" "Samuel (1 Chr. 6:25, 35)." "(2.) The leader of a body of men who joined David in the "stronghold, probably of Adullam (1 Chr. 12:18)." "(3.) One of the priests appointed to precede the ark with blowing of trumpets on its removal from the house of Obed-edom (1 Chr. 15:24). "(4.) The father of a Levite, one of the two Kohathites who took a prominent part at the instance of Hezekiah in the cleansing of the temple (2 Chr. 29:12).


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Definition of Amasa:
"sparing the people"