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HEBREW: 4641 hysem Ma`aseyah or whysem Ma`aseyahuw
NAVE: Maaseiah
EBD: Maaseiah
SMITH: MAASEIAH
ISBE: MAASEIAH
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Maaseiah

In Bible versions:

Maaseiah: NET NIV NRSV NASB
Ma-Aseiah: AVS TEV
a Levite worship leader in David's time
son of Adaiah; a commander who helped enthrone King Joash
a man who was a recruiting officer for King Uzziah's army
son of King Ahaz
a man who was governor of Jerusalem under King Josiah
a priest descended from Jeshua who put away his heathen wife
a priest descended from Harim who put away his heathen wife
a priest descended from Pashhur who put away his heathen wife
a layman of Pahath-Moab clan who put away his heathen wife
son of Ananiah; father of Azariah who helped repair the wall
a man who stood with Ezra when he read the law to the assembly
a Levite who helped Ezra explain the reading of the law
an chief who signed the covenant to keep the law of Moses
son of Baruch of Judah; a returned exile in Jerusalem
son of Ithiel of Benjamin
a priest who helped celebrate the completion of the wall
father of Zephaniah the priest in the time of Jeremiah
a false prophet in the time of King Zedekiah of Judah
son of Shallum, a gate keeper under King Jehoiakim

the work of the Lord

Hebrew

Strongs #04641: hysem Ma`aseyah or whysem Ma`aseyahuw

Maaseiah = "work of Jehovah"

1) a descendant of Jeshua who had taken a foreign wife in the time of Ezra
2) a priest of the sons of Harim who had taken a foreign wife in the time
of Ezra
3) a priest of the sons of Pashur who had taken a foreign wife in the
time of Ezra
4) a descendant of Pahath-moab who had taken a foreign wife in the
time of Ezra
5) father of Azariah
6) one who stood on the right hand of Ezra when he read the law to the
people
7) a Levite who assisted when Ezra read the law to the people
8) one of the heads of the people whose descendants signed the
covenant with Nehemiah
9) a Benjamite ancestor of Sallu
10) a priest who took part in the musical service at the dedication
of the wall of Jerusalem under Ezra
11) another priest who took part in the musical service at the dedication
of the wall of Jerusalem under Ezra
12) father of Zephaniah the prophet in the reign of Zedekiah
13) father of Zedekiah the false prophet in the time of Jeremiah
14) a Levite of the 2nd rank who David appointed to sound with
psalteries on Alamoth
15) son of Adaiah and one of the captains of hundreds in the reign
of king Joash of Judah
16) an officer of high rank in the reign of king Uzziah
17) son of king Ahaz of Judah who was killed by Zichri in the invasion
of Judah by king Pekah of Israel
18) governor of Jerusalem in the reign of Josiah
19) son of Shallum and a Levite of high rand in the reign of king
Jehoiakim of Judah
20) ancestor of Baruch and Seraiah and a priest

4641 Ma`aseyah mah-as-ay-yaw'

or Maaseyahuw {mah-as-ay-yaw'-hoo}; from 4639 and 3050; work
of Jah; Maasejah, the name of sixteen Israelites:-Maaseiah.
see HEBREW for 04639
see HEBREW for 03050

Maaseiah [EBD]

the work of Jehovah. (1.) One of the Levites whom David appointed as porter for the ark (1 Chr. 15:18, 20).

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

(3.) 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 Chr. 28:7).

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

(5.) The father of the priest Zephaniah (Jer. 21:1; 37:3).

(6.) The father of the false prophet Zedekiah (Jer. 29:21).

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

Maaseiah [NAVE]

MAASEIAH
1. A Levite musician, 1 Chr. 15:18, 20.
2. A captain of hundreds, 2 Chr. 23:1.
3. An officer of Uzziah, 2 Chr. 26:11.
4. Son of Ahaz. Slain by Zichri, 2 Chr. 28:7.
5. Governor of Jerusalem, 2 Chr. 34:8.
6. The name of a number of priests of the exile, Ezra 10:18, 21, 22; Neh. 8:4, 7; 12:41, 42; Jer. 21:1; 29:25; 37:3.
7. A returned exile, Ezra 10:30.
8. Father of Azariah, Neh. 3:23.
9. One who sealed the covenant, Neh. 10:25.
10. A descendant of Pharez, Neh. 11:5.
11. A Benjamite, Neh. 11:7.
12. Father of a false prophet, Jer. 29:21.
13. An officer of the temple, Jer. 35:4.
14. Grandfather of Baruch, Jer. 32:12; 51:59.

MAASEIAH [SMITH]

(work of the Lord), the name of four persons who had married foreign wives. In the time of Ezra,
  1. A descendant of Jeshua the priest. (Ezra 10:18)
  2. A priest, of the sons of Harim. (Ezra 10:21)
  3. A priest, of the sons of Pashur. (Ezra 10:22)
  4. One of the laymen, a descendant of Pahath-moab. (Ezra 10:30)
  5. The father of Azariah. (Nehemiah 3:23)
  6. One of those who stood on the right hand of Ezra when he read the law to the people. (Nehemiah 8:4)
  7. A Levite who assisted on the same occasion. (Nehemiah 8:7)
  8. One of the heads of the people whose descendants signed the covenant with Nehemiah. (Nehemiah 10:25)
  9. Son of Baruch the descendant of Pharez the son of Judah, (Nehemiah 11:5)
  10. A Benjamite, ancestor of Sallu. (Nehemiah 11:7)
  11. Two priests of this name are mentioned, (Nehemiah 12:41,42) as taking part in the musical service which accompanied the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem under Ezra. One of them is probably the same as No. 6.
  12. Father of Zephaniah, who was a priest in the reign of Zedekiah. (Jeremiah 21:1; 29:25; 37:3)
  13. Father of Zedekiah the false prophet. (Jeremiah 29:21)
  14. One of the Levites of the second rank, appointed by David to sound "with psaltries on Alamoth." (1 Chronicles 15:18,20)
  15. The son of Adaiah, and one of the captains of hundreds in the reign of Joash king of Judah. (2 Chronicles 23:1)
  16. An officer of high rank in the reign of Uzziah. (2 Chronicles 26:11) He was probably a Levite, comp: (1 Chronicles 23:4) and engaged in a semi-military capacity.
  17. The "king?s son," killed by Zichri the Ephraimitish hero in the invasion of Judah by Pekah king of Israel, during the reign of Ahaz. (2 Chronicles 28:7)
  18. The governor of Jerusalem in the reign of Josiah. (2 Chronicles 34:8)
  19. The son of Shallum, a Levite of high rank in the reign of Jehoiakim. (Jeremiah 35:4) comp, 1Chr 9:19
  20. A priest; ancestor of Baruch and Seraiah, the sons of Neriah. (Jeremiah 32:12; 51:59)

MAASEIAH [ISBE]

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 Ch 15:18,20).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

John A. Lees




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