KISHI (kĭsh'ĭ). A Merarite Levite, ancestor of Ethan (1Chr.6.44); also called Kushaiah (1Chr.15.17).

KISHI kĭsh’ ī (קִישִׁ֔י). See also Kushaiah (1 Chron 15:17). The son of Ethan, who was appointed a singer and a player to raise a joyful sound in David’s day (1 Chron 6:44).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

Father of Ethan, one of the singers David "set over the service of song" in the house of the Lord (1Ch 6:31); the "Kushaiah" of 1Ch 15:17 (compare 1Ch 6:44).