(koh' rih) Personal name meaning “one who proclaims.” 1. Son of Ebiasaph, a Levite of the family of Korah and father of Shallum and Meshelemiah, gatekeepers at the tabernacle (1 Chronicles 9:19;
1 Chronicles 26:1). 2. Son of Imnah, the Levite, keeper of the eastern gate, and appointed by Hezekiah to receive the freewill offerings and distribute them among the priests (2 Chronicles 31:14). 3. A mistaken transliteration in
1 Chronicles 26:19 (KJV). The name should be Korah (see modern versions).
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