Asaiah

Asaiah [N] [S]

the Lord hath wrought
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Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Asaiah'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Asaiah [N] [H]

(the Lord hath made ).

  1. A prince of one of the families of the Simeonites in the reign of Hezekiah. ( 1 Chronicles 4:36 ) (B.C. 910.)
  2. A Levite in the reign of David, chief of the family of Merari. ( 1 Chronicles 6:30 ) With 120 of his brethren he took part in bringing the ark from the house of Obed-edom to the city of David. ( 1 Chronicles 15:6 1 Chronicles 15:11 )
  3. The first-born of "the Shilonite," from Shiloni, ( 1 Chronicles 9:5 ) who with his family dwelt in Jerusalem after the return from Babylon. (B.C. 536.) In ( Nehemiah 11:5 ) he is called MAASEIAH.
  4. ( 2 Chronicles 34:20 ) [ASAHIAH]

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Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Asaiah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

ASAIAH

a-sa'-ya ([`asayah], "Yahweh has made," written Asahiah twice in the King James Version (2 Kings 22:12,14)):

(1) A Levite of the family of Merari, and one of those who helped bring the ark from the house of Obed-edom to Jerusalem (1 Chronicles 6:30; 15:6,11).

(2) A leading man of the tribe of Simeon. He was in the incursion which attacked and dispossessed the \MEUNIM\ (which see), or the shepherd people, in the valley of Gedor (1 Chronicles 4:36).

(3) An officer of Josiah sent to Huldah the prophetess for advice regarding the law book found by Hilkiah (2 Kings 22:12,14; see ASAHIAH).

(4) A Shilonite resident of Jerusalem (1 Chronicles 9:5). He is called Maaseiah in Nehemiah 11:5.

W. W. Davis


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ASAIAH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.