Bible Names H-M: Kore
Kore in Easton's Bible Dictionary
partridge. (1.) A Levite and temple-warder of the Korahites,
son of Asaph. He was father of Shallum and
temple-porters (1 Chr. 9:19; 26:1).
(2.) A Levitical porter at the east gate of the temple
(3.) In 1 Chr. 26:19 the word should be "Korahites,"
as in the
Kore in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. 1 Chronicles 26:1; 1 Chronicles 9:19.
2. 2 Chronicles 31:14.
Kore in Naves Topical Bible
-1. A Korahite
1Ch 9:19; 26:1
-2. A Levite, keeper of the east gate
Kore in Smiths Bible Dictionary
1. A Korahite, ancestor of Shallum and Meshelemiah,
chief porters in the reign of David. 1Ch 9:19; 26:1 (B.C.
2. Son of Imnah, a Levite in the reign of Hezekiah. He
had charge of the offerings. 2Ch 31:14 (B.C. 726.)
3. In the Authorized Version of 1Ch 26:19 "the sons of
Kore" (following the Vulgate Core) should properly be "the
sons of the Korhite."
Kore in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
ko-'re (qore, "one who proclaims"):
(1) A Levite of David's time, descended from Kohath and
Korah. See KORAH, 4. Shallum, Chief doorkeeper in the latest
Bible times, is described as "the son of Kore, the son of
Ebiasaph, the son of Korah" (1 Ch 9:19). This expression
omits the generations between Shallum and Kore, and those
between Kore and Ebidsaph, perhaps 15 generations or more in
each case. The context supplies two of the omitted names, of
the time of David, Meshelemiah and his son Zechariah (1 Ch
9:21,22). The record for the time of David mentions these
two, with some particulars, calling Meshelemiah the son of
Kore (1 Ch 26:1,2,9,14). It describes them as "Korahites"
"of the sons of Asaph." It is usual to regard this last
clause as a variant for "the son of Ebiasaph," thus making
the description identical with that in 1 Ch 9:19. With this
understanding, the text claims that "the Korahites," Kore
and Meshelemiah and Zechariah, come midway in a line of
sanctuary ministrants, extending continuously from Moses to
(2) "The son of Imnah the Levite, the porter at the east
gate," who "was over the freewill-offerings," in the time of
Hezekiah (2 Ch 31:14). Very likely in the same line with (1)
(3) In 1 Ch 26:1 the King James Version for KORAHITES (which
Willis J. Beecher
Kore Scripture - 1 Chronicles 26:19
These [are] the divisions of the porters among the sons of
Kore, and among the sons of Merari.
Kore Scripture - 1 Chronicles 9:19
And Shallum the son of Kore, the son of Ebiasaph, the son of
Korah, and his brethren, of the house of his father, the
Korahites, [were] over the work of the service, keepers of the
gates of the tabernacle: and their fathers, [being] over the
host of the LORD, [were] keepers of the entry.
Kore Scripture - 2 Chronicles 31:14
And Kore the son of Imnah the Levite, the porter toward the
east, [was] over the freewill offerings of God, to distribute
the oblations of the LORD, and the most holy things.
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