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". .