e'-than ('ethan, "firm," "enduring"; Gaithan):

See a list of verses on ETHAN in the Bible.

(1) A wise man with whom Solomon is compared (1Ki 4:31). Called there "Ethan the Ezrahite," to whom the title of Ps 89:1-52 ascribes the authorship of that poem.

(2) A "son of Kishi," or "Kishaiah," of the Merari branch of the Levites, and, along with Heman and Asaph, placed by David over the service of song (1Ch 6:44; 15:17,19).

See also the McClintock and Strong Biblical Cyclopedia.


(3) An ancestor of Asaph of the Gershomite branch of the Levites (1Ch 6:42).

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