Character Study on Maaseiah

Character Study on Maaseiah

1 Chronicles 15: And with them their brethren of the second degree, Zechariah, Ben, and Jaaziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, Eliab, and Benaiah, and Maaseiah, and Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obededom, and Jeiel, the porters.
1 Chronicles 15: And Zechariah, and Aziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, and Eliab, and Maaseiah, and Benaiah, with psalteries on Alamoth;
2 Chronicles 23: And in the seventh year Jehoiada strengthened himself, and took the captains of hundreds, Azariah the son of Jeroham, and Ishmael the son of Jehohanan, and Azariah the son of Obed, and Maaseiah the son of Adaiah, and Elishaphat the son of Zichri, into covenant with him.
2 Chronicles 26: Moreover Uzziah had an host of fighting men, that went out to war by bands, according to the number of their account by the hand of Jeiel the scribe and Maaseiah the ruler, under the hand of Hananiah, one of the king's captains.
2 Chronicles 28: And Zichri, a mighty man of Ephraim, slew Maaseiah the king's son, and Azrikam the governor of the house, and Elkanah that was next to the king.
2 Chronicles 34: Now in the eighteenth year of his reign, when he had purged the land, and the house, he sent Shaphan the son of Azaliah, and Maaseiah the governor of the city, and Joah the son of Joahaz the recorder, to repair the house of the LORD his God.
Ezra 10: And among the sons of the priests there were found that had taken strange wives: namely, of the sons of Jeshua the son of Jozadak, and his brethren; Maaseiah, and Eliezer, and Jarib, and Gedaliah.
Ezra 10: And of the sons of Harim; Maaseiah, and Elijah, and Shemaiah, and Jehiel, and Uzziah.
Ezra 10: And of the sons of Pashur; Elioenai, Maaseiah, Ishmael, Nethaneel, Jozabad, and Elasah.
Ezra 10: And of the sons of Pahathmoab; Adna, and Chelal, Benaiah, Maaseiah, Mattaniah, Bezaleel, and Binnui, and Manasseh.
Nehemiah 3: After him repaired Benjamin and Hashub over against their house. After him repaired Azariah the son of Maaseiah the son of Ananiah by his house.
Nehemiah 8: And Ezra the scribe stood upon a pulpit of wood, which they had made for the purpose; and beside him stood Mattithiah, and Shema, and Anaiah, and Urijah, and Hilkiah, and Maaseiah, on his right hand; and on his left hand, Pedaiah, and Mishael, and Malchiah, and Hashum, and Hashbadana, Zechariah, and Meshullam.
Nehemiah 8: Also Jeshua, and Bani, and Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodijah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, and the Levites, caused the people to understand the law: and the people stood in their place.
Nehemiah 10: Rehum, Hashabnah, Maaseiah,
Nehemiah 11: And Maaseiah the son of Baruch, the son of Colhozeh, the son of Hazaiah, the son of Adaiah, the son of Joiarib, the son of Zechariah, the son of Shiloni.
Nehemiah 11: And these are the sons of Benjamin; Sallu the son of Meshullam, the son of Joed, the son of Pedaiah, the son of Kolaiah, the son of Maaseiah, the son of Ithiel, the son of Jesaiah.
Nehemiah 12: And the priests; Eliakim, Maaseiah, Miniamin, Michaiah, Elioenai, Zechariah, and Hananiah, with trumpets;
Nehemiah 12: And Maaseiah, and Shemaiah, and Eleazar, and Uzzi, and Jehohanan, and Malchijah, and Elam, and Ezer. And the singers sang loud, with Jezrahiah their overseer.
Jeremiah 21: The word which came unto Jeremiah from the LORD, when king Zedekiah sent unto him Pashur the son of Melchiah, and Zephaniah the son of Maaseiah the priest, saying,
Jeremiah 29: Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, of Ahab the son of Kolaiah, and of Zedekiah the son of Maaseiah, which prophesy a lie unto you in my name; Behold, I will deliver them into the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon; and he shall slay them before your eyes;
Jeremiah 29: Thus speaketh the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, saying, Because thou hast sent letters in thy name unto all the people that are at Jerusalem, and to Zephaniah the son of Maaseiah the priest, and to all the priests, saying,
Jeremiah 32: And I gave the evidence of the purchase unto Baruch the son of Neriah, the son of Maaseiah, in the sight of Hanameel mine uncle's son, and in the presence of the witnesses that subscribed the book of the purchase, before all the Jews that sat in the court of the prison.
Jeremiah 35: And I brought them into the house of the LORD, into the chamber of the sons of Hanan, the son of Igdaliah, a man of God, which was by the chamber of the princes, which was above the chamber of Maaseiah the son of Shallum, the keeper of the door:
Jeremiah 37: And Zedekiah the king sent Jehucal the son of Shelemiah and Zephaniah the son of Maaseiah the priest to the prophet Jeremiah, saying, Pray now unto the LORD our God for us.
Jeremiah 51: The word which Jeremiah the prophet commanded Seraiah the son of Neriah, the son of Maaseiah, when he went with Zedekiah the king of Judah into Babylon in the fourth year of his reign. And this Seraiah was a quiet prince.

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Easton's Bible Dictionary - Maaseiah
The work of Jehovah.
One of the Levites whom David appointed as porter for the ark (1 Chronicles 15:18,20 ).

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 ).

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Maaseiah
1. Ezra 10:18.

2. Ezra 10:21.

3. Ezra 10:22.

4. Ezra 10:30.

5. Nehemiah 3:23.

6. Nehemiah 8:4.

7. Nehemiah 8:7.

8. Nehemiah 10:25.

9. Nehemiah 11:5 Equating to Asaiah, 1 Chronicles 9:5.

10. Nehemiah 11:7.

11. Nehemiah 12:6; Nehemiah 12:41-42.

12. Jeremiah 29:25.

13. Jeremiah 29:21.

14. 1 Chronicles 15:18-20.

15. 2 Chronicles 23:1.

16. An upper officer (shoter ) or "ruler" under Uzziah (2 Chronicles 26:11).

17. King Ahaz's son, slain by Zichri the "mighty man" of Ephraim in Pekah's invasion of Judah (2 Chronicles 28:7), connected officially with the "governor of the city" (2 Chronicles 18:25; 1 Kings 22:26).

18. Governor of Jerusalem under Josiah; superintended the restoration of the temple (2 Chronicles 34:8).

19. Jeremiah 35:4.

20. Jeremiah 32:12; Jeremiah 51:59.

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Maaseiah
MAASEIAH. 1. A priest, of the sons of Jeshua, who had married a foreign wife ( Ezra 10:18 [ Esther 9:19 Esther 9:19 Mathelas ]). 2. A priest, of the sons of Harim, who had committed the same offence ( Ezra 10:21 [ Esther 9:21 Esther 9:21 Manes ]). Foreign wives had been taken also by 3. and 4. A priest, of the sons of Pashbur ( Ezra 10:22 [ Esther 9:22 Esther 9:22 Massias ]), and a layman, of the sons of Pahath-moab ( Esther 9:30 Esther 9:30 [ Esther 9:31 Esther 9:31 Moossias ]). 5. A wall-builder ( Nehemiah 3:23 ). 6. One of those who stood upon the right hand of Ezra at the reading of the Law ( Nehemiah 8:4 ); called in 1Es 9:43 Baalsamus . 7. One of those who expounded the Law to the people ( Nehemiah 8:7 ); called in 1Es 9:48 Maiannas . He is perhaps the same as the preceding. 8. One of those who sealed the covenant ( Nehemiah 10:26 ). 9. A Judahite ( Nehemiah 11:5 ); in 1 Chronicles 9:5 Asaiah . 10. A Benjamite ( Nehemiah 11:7 ). 11. 12. Two priests ( Nehemiah 12:41 f.). 13. A priest in the time of Zedekiah ( Jeremiah 21:1 ; Jeremiah 29:25 ; Jeremiah 35:4 ; Jeremiah 37:3 ). 14. The father of the false prophet Zedekiah ( Jeremiah 29:21 ). 15. A Levitical singer ( 1 Chronicles 15:18 ; 1 Chronicles 15:20 ). 16. One of the captains who assisted Jehoiada in the overthrow of Athaliah ( 2 Chronicles 23:1 ). 17. An officer of Uzziah ( 2 Chronicles 26:11 ). 18. A son of Ahaz slain by Zichri the Ephraimite ( 2 Chronicles 28:7 ). 19. Governor of Jerusalem under Josiah ( 2 Chronicles 34:8 ). 20. In 1 Chronicles 6:40 Baaseiah appears to be a textual error for Maaseiah.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Maaseiah
(may' uh ssee uh) Personal name meaning, “work of Yahweh,” appearing in a longer and shorter Hebrew form. Several of the many scattered references perhaps refer to the same person, though it is no longer possible to press identifications: 1. Levite musician during David's reign (1Chronicles 15:18,1 Chronicles 15:20 ). 2 . Participant in high priest Jehoida's revolt which put Joash on the throne (2 Chronicles 23:1 ). 3 . One of Uzziah's military officers (2 Chronicles 26:11 ). 4 . Son of King Ahaz of Judah (2 Chronicles 28:7 ). 5 . Governor of Jerusalem during the reign of Josiah (2 Chronicles 34:8 ). 6 . Father of false prophet Zedekiah (Jeremiah 29:21 ). 7 . Father of the priest Zephaniah (Jeremiah 21:1 ; Jeremiah 29:25 ; Jeremiah 37:3 ). 8 . Temple doorkeeper (Jeremiah 35:4 ). 9 . Postexilic resident of Jerusalem from tribe of Judah (Nehemiah 11:5 ), likely identical with Asaiah (1 Chronicles 9:5 ). 10 . Benjaminite ancestor of some returned exiles (Nehemiah 11:7 ). 11.-14 . Names of three priests and one layman in Ezra's time who had taken foreign wives (Ezra 10:18 ,Ezra 10:18,10:21-22 ,Ezra 10:21-22,10:30 ). 15 . Father/ancestor of the Azariah participating in Nehemiah's rebuilding of the wall (Nehemiah 3:23 ). 16 . Chief of the people who signed Ezra's covenant (Nehemiah 10:25 ), possibly identical with 14 and/or 18. 17. One of those standing beside Ezra at the reading of the law (Nehemiah 8:4 ), possibly 14 and/or 16. 18. One of the Levites interpreting the law which Ezra read (Nehemiah 8:7 ), possibly identical with 17. 19. Priest participating in the dedication of the rebuilt walls of Jerusalem (Nehemiah 12:41 ), perhaps identical with 11,12, or 13. 20. Another priest participating in the dedication, perhaps identical with 11,12, or 13. 21. KJV form for Mahseiah. See Mahseiah .

The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary - Maaseiah
There are several of this name in Scripture. (1 Chronicles 15:18; 2 Chronicles 28:7) The signification, it should seem, is the hope of the Lord; from Chasah, hope, and Jab, Lord.

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Maaseiah
1. Levite, musician and door-keeper in the time of David. 1 Chronicles 15:18,20 .

2. Son of Adaiah and a captain who assisted in placing Joash on the throne. 2 Chronicles 23:1 .

3. Officer of king Uzziah. 2 Chronicles 26:11 .

4. Son of Ahaz king of Judah. 2 Chronicles 28:7 .

5. Governor of Jerusalem in Josiah's reign. 2 Chronicles 34:8 .

6-8. Three priests who had married strange wives. Ezra 10:18,21,22 .

9. One who had married a strange wife. Ezra 10:30 .

10. Father of Azariah. Nehemiah 3:23 .

11,12. Two who assisted Ezra when the law was read. Nehemiah 8:4,7 .

13. One who sealed the covenant. Nehemiah 10:25 .

14. Son of Baruch, a descendant of Judah. Nehemiah 11:5 .

15. Son of Ithiel, a descendant of Benjamin. Nehemiah 11:7 .

16,17. Two priests who assisted at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem. Nehemiah 12:41,42 .

18. Father of Zephaniah, a priest in the reign of Zedekiah. Jeremiah 21:1 ; Jeremiah 29:25 ; Jeremiah 37:3 .

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

20. Son of Shallum, and a door-keeper in the time of Jehoiakim. Jeremiah 35:4 .

21. Father of Neriah. Jeremiah 32:12 ; Jeremiah 51:59 .

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Maaseiah
The work of the Lord

Sentence search

Maiannas - MAIANNAS ( 1Es 9:48 ) = Maaseiah , Nehemiah 8:7
Moossias - MOOSSIAS ( 1E Esther 9:31 ) = Maaseiah , Ezra 10:30
Massias - MASSIAS ( 1E Esther 9:22 ) = Maaseiah Ezra 10:22
Mathelas - MATHELAS ( 1E Esther 9:11 ) = Maaseiah , Ezra 10:16
Baalsamus - BAALSAMUS ( 1Es 9:43 ) = Maaseiah of Nehemiah 8:7
Baaseiah - an error for Maaseiah)
Neri'ah - (lamp of Jehovah ), the son of Maaseiah and father of Baruch and Seraiah
Neriah - Son of Maaseiah and father of Baruch and Seraiah
Manes - One of those who agreed to put away their ‘strange’ wives ( Esther 9:21 Esther 9:21 [ Ezra 10:21 Maaseiah ])
Kolaiah - Son of Maaseiah, a Benjamite
Colhozeh - Grandfather of Maaseiah who dwelt in Jerusalem on the return from exile
Kolaiah - Son of Maaseiah whose descendants lived in Jerusalem after the Exile (Nehemiah 11:7 )
Maasai - (may' uh ssawee) Possibly a shortened form of Maaseiah meaning, “work of Yah)
Ananiah - Nehemiah 3:23 , the father of Maaseiah, and grandfather of Azariah, who took part in rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem
Zephaniah - Son of Maaseiah and 'second' priest in the reign of Zedekiah; he was carried captive to Nebuchadnezzar and slain at Riblah
Malchiah - Jerahmeel also is called "son of Hammeleeh" or "the king" (Jeremiah 36:26), and Joash (1 Kings 22:26), and Maaseiah (2 Chronicles 28:7)
Zephaniah - Son of Maaseiah the priest in Jerusalem in the time of Zekediah the king and Jeremiah the prophet ( Jeremiah 21:1 ; Jeremiah 29:25 ; Jeremiah 29:29 ; Jeremiah 37:3 )
Asaiah - The first-born of the Shilonites, 1 Chronicles 9:5 ; called in Nehemiah 11:5 Maaseiah
Adaiah - Father of Maaseiah a "captain of hundreds
Asai'ah - ) In (Nehemiah 11:5 ) he is called Maaseiah
Adaiah - The father of Maaseiah, who helped make young Joash king instead of Athaliah, the queen mother (2 Chronicles 23:1 )
Maaseiah - Maaseiah. In 1 Chronicles 6:40 Baaseiah appears to be a textual error for Maaseiah
Zichri - A mighty man of Ephraim who slew Maaseiah son of king Ahaz, and Azrikam, and Elkanah
Ahab - AHAB the son of Kolaiah, and Zedekiah the son of Maaseiah, were two false prophets, who, about A
Zichri - An Ephraimite mighty man under Pekah, who slew in battle Maaseiah Ahaz' son, Azrikam prefect of the palace, and Elkanah next to the king (2 Chronicles 28:7)
Ada'Iah - (1 Chronicles 9:12 ; Nehemiah 11:12 ) ... Ancestor of Maaseiah, one of the captains who supported Jehoiada
Adaiah - The father of Maaseiah, a captain who helped to overthrow the usurpation of Athaliah, 2 Chronicles 23:1
Zephani'ah - ... The son of Maaseiah, (Jeremiah 21:1 ) and sagan or second priest in the reign of Zedekiah
Baruch - Father of Maaseiah who returned from exile
Shal'Lum - ... Father or ancestor of Maaseiah (Jeremiah 35:4 ) perhaps the same as 9
Zephaniah - ... ... ... The son of Maaseiah, the "second priest" in the reign of Zedekiah, often mentioned in Jeremiah as having been sent from the king to inquire (Jeremiah 21:1 ) regarding the coming woes which he had denounced, and to entreat the prophet's intercession that the judgment threatened might be averted (Jeremiah 29:25,26,29 ; 37:3 ; 52:24 )
Shallum - Father of Maaseiah ( Jeremiah 35:4 )
Shallum - Father of Maaseiah
Zedekiah - Son of Maaseiah: he was a false prophet in Babylon among the captives: with Ahab he was burnt to death
Azariah - Son of Maaseiah : he repaired a portion of the wall of Jerusalem
Zephaniah - Son of Maaseiah
Athaliah - For six years he was hid, but in the seventh year Jehoiada took into covenant with him for restoring the rightful king "the captains of hundreds," two Azariahs, Ishmael, Maaseiah, and Elishaphat; they next enlisted the cooperation of the Levites, gathered out of Judah, and the chief fathers of Israel who came to Jerusalem
Azari'ah - ... Son of Maaseiah who repaired part of the wall of Jerusalem in the time of Nehemiah
Baruch - the son of Neriah, and grandson of Maaseiah, was of illustrious birth, and of the tribe of Judah
Zedeki'ah - ... The son of Maaseiah, a false prophet in Babylon
Zechariah - A Shilonite, ancestor of Maaseiah (Nehemiah 11:5)
Ahaz - ... Pekah slew 120,000 valiant men of Judah in one day, "because they had forsaken the Lord God of their fathers"; Zichri of Ephraim slew the king's son Maaseiah, and Azrikim the governor of his house, and Elkanah next to the king
Jehoiada - ) Then when Athaliah's tyranny and foreign idolatries had disgusted the people, he with great prudence and tact made a secret compact in the temple with the five captains of the king's body guard (literally, the executioners and runners), Azariah son of Jeroham, Ishmael, Azariah the son of Obed, Maaseiah, and Elishaphat
Zedekiah - Son of Maaseiah, a false prophet in Babylon, among the captives with Jeconiah
Jeremiah - Indications of affinity or friendship with some of the actors in it occur in the sameness of names: Jeremiah's father bearing the name of Hilkiah, Josiah's high priest; his uncle that of Shallum, Huldah's husband (Jeremiah 32:7; compare 2 Kings 22:14); Ahikam, Jeremiah's protector (Jeremiah 26:24), was also the fellow worker with Huldah in the revival; moreover Maaseiah, governor of Jerusalem, sent by Josiah as ally of Hilkiah in repairing the temple (2 Chronicles 34:8), was father of Neriah, the father of both Baruch and Seraiah, Jeremiah's disciples (Jeremiah 36:4; Jeremiah 51:59)