Psalm 79:1 A psalm of Asaph.

2 Chronicles 29:30 King Hezekiah and his officials ordered the Levites to praise the LORD with the words of David and of Asaph the seer. So they sang praises with gladness and bowed down and worshiped.

Are these two Asaphs related?

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Who or what is Asaph?

Recommend you read 1 Chronicles Chapters 6, 15, 25:1-6, 2 Chronicles 29:30 and 35:15 Asaph was a Levi through his son Gershom.

1 Chronicles 6:39 , 43 (NASB)

39 Heman’s brother Asaph stood at his right hand, even Asaph the son of Berechiah, the son of Shimea, 43 the son of Jahath, the son of Gershom, the son of Levi.

1 Chronicles 15: 17-29 NASB

The Levites appointed Asaph as a singer and player of cymbals to accompany the Ark from Obed-edom's house to "the city of David"

25 So it was David, with the elders of Israel and the captains over thousands, who went to bring up the ark of the covenant of the Lord from the house of Obed-edom with joy

. 1 Chronicles 6:31-44 NASB

Asaph, with Herman and Eltham, served before the tabernacle in directing music and singing.

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