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hosah in Easton's Bible Dictionary

refuge. (1.) A place on the border of the tribe of Asher (Josh. 19:29), a little to the south of Zidon. (2.) A Levite of the family of Merari (1 Chr. 16:38).

hosah in Schaff's Bible Dictionary

HO'SAH (place of refuge), a Merarite Levite chosen by David to keep the gate Shallecheth. 1 Chr 16:38; 1 Chr 26:10, 1 Chr 26:16.

hosah in Fausset's Bible Dictionary

1. A city of Asher (Joshua 19:29) on Israel's border next Tyre.

2. One of David's first doorkeepers ("porters") to the ark on its reaching Jerusalem (1 Chronicles 16:38). A Merarite Levite (1 Chronicles 26:10-11; 1 Chronicles 26:16