Ko'hath (Heb. Kohath', קַהָת assembly, Nu 3:19,29; Nu 4:2,4,15; Nu 7:9; Nu 16:1; oftener Kehath', קהָת; Ge 46:11; Ex 6:16,18; Nu 3:17,27; Nu 26:57-58; Jos 21:5,20,26; 1Ch 6:1-2,16,18,22,38,61,66,70; 1Ch 15:5; 1Ch 23:6,12; Sept. Καάθ, but Κάθ; in Ge 46:11), the second son of Levi, and father of Amram, Izhar, Hebron, and Uzziel (Ge 46:11; Nu 3:19, etc.). B.C. 1873. The descendants of Kohath formed one of the three great divisions of the Levitical tribe. This division contained the priestly family which was descended from Aaron, the son of Amram. In the service of the tabernacle, as settled in the wilderness, ,they had the distinguished charge of bearing the ark and the sacred vessels (Ex 6:16; Nu 4:4-6). SEE KOHATHITE.