Kohath @ assembly, the second son of Levi, and father of Amram Genesis:46:11). He came down to Egypt with Jacob, and lived to the age of one hundred and thirty-three years Exodus:6:18).
Kohathites @ the descendants of Kohath. They formed the first of the three divisions of the Levites Exodus:6:16-18; Numbers:3:17). In the journeyings of the Israelites they had the charge of the most holy portion of the vessels of the tabernacle, including the ark Numbers:4). Their place in the marching and encampment was south of the tabernacle Numbers:3:29-31). Their numbers at different times are specified (3:28; 4:36; 26:57,62). Samuel was of this division.