Asaph @ convener, or collector. (1.) A Levite; one of the leaders of David's choir ( 1Chronicles:6:39). Psalms:50 and 73-83 inclusive are attributed to him. He is mentioned along with David as skilled in music, and a "seer" ( 2Chronicals:29:30). The "sons of Asaph," mentioned in 1Chronicles:25:1, 2Chronicals:20:14, and Ezra:2:41, were his descendants, or more probably a class of poets or singers who recognized him as their master. (2.) The "recorder" in the time of Hezekiah ( 2Kings:18:182Kings:18:37). (3.) The "keeper of the king's forest," to whom Nehemiah requested from Artaxerxes a "letter" that he might give him timber for the temple at Jerusalem Nehemiah:2:8).