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Kore

Meaning: partridge

This was the name of 2 Biblical men.

  1. Kore, a Levite and temple-warder of the Korahites, the son of Asaph

    He was father of Shallum and Meshelemiah, temple-porters (1 Chr. 9:19; 26:1).

  2. Kore, a Levitical porter at the east gate of the temple (2 Chr. 31:14)

In 1 Chr. 26:19, the word “Kore” should be “Korahites,” as in the Revised King James Version.