Maaseiah

Maaseiah [N] [H] [S]

the work of Jehovah.

  • One of the Levites whom David appointed as porter for the ark ( 1 Chronicles 15:18 1 Chronicles 15:20 ).

  • One of the "captains of hundreds" associated with Jehoiada in restoring king Jehoash to the throne ( 2 Chronicles 23:1 ).

  • The "king's son," probably one of the sons of king Ahaz, killed by Zichri in the invasion of Judah by Pekah, king of Israel ( 2 Chronicles 28:7 ).

  • One who was sent by king Josiah to repair the temple ( 2 Chronicles 34:8 ). He was governor (Heb. sar, rendered elsewhere in the Authorized Version "prince," "chief captain," chief ruler") of Jerusalem.

  • The father of the priest Zephaniah ( Jeremiah 21:1 ; 37:3 ).

  • The father of the false prophet Zedekiah ( Jeremiah 29:21 ).

    Maase'iah, refuge is Jehovah, a priest, the father of Neriah ( Jeremiah 32:12 ; 51:59 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Maaseiah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Maaseiah [N] [E] [S]

    the work of the Lord
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Maaseiah'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    MAASEIAH

    ma-a-se'-ya, ma-a-si'a (ma`aseyahu, "Yahweh's work"; Maassaia, and Massaias in the Septuagint):

    A name common in exilic and late monarchic times (Gray, H P N).

    (1) A Levite musician named in connection with David's bringing up of the ark from the house of Obed-edom (1 Chronicles 15:18,20).

    (2) A Levite captain who aided Jehoiada at the coronation of Joash (2 Chronicles 23:1).

    (3) An officer of Uzziah (2 Chronicles 26:11).

    (4) Ahaz' son, slain by the Ephraimite, Zichri (2 Chronicles 28:7).

    (5) A governor of Jerusalem under Josiah (2 Chronicles 34:8).

    (6) (7) (8) (9) The name of 4 men, 3 of them priests, who had married foreign wives (Ezra 10:18,21,22,30).

    (10) Father of Azariah, one of the builders of the wall (Nehemiah 3:23).

    (11) One of those who stood at Ezra's right hand during the reading of the Law (Nehemiah 8:4).

    (12) One of the expounders of the Law (Nehemiah 8:7).

    (13) One of those who took part in sealing the covenant (Nehemiah 10:25).

    (14) A Judahite inhabitant of Jerusalem (Nehemiah 11:5), who in 1 Chronicles 9:5 is called Asaiah.

    (15) A Benjamite (Nehemiah 11:7).

    (16) (17) Name of two priests (Nehemiah 12:41).

    (18) A priest in Zedekiah's reign, father of a certain Zephaniah who interviewed the prophet Jeremiah (Jeremiah 21:1; 29:25; 37:3).

    (19) Father of the false prophet Zedekiah (Jeremiah 29:21).

    (20) A keeper of the threshold in the reign of Jehoiakim (Jeremiah 35:4).

    (21) Baaseiah (which see), a Kohathite name (1 Chronicles 6:40), is probably a textual error for Maaseiah.

    (22) the King James Version for Mahseiah, an ancestor of Baruch (Jeremiah 32:12).

    John A. Lees


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