|Easton's Bible Dictionary|
The work of Jehovah.
(1.) One of the Levites whom David appointed as porter for the ark (1 Chronicles 15:18, 20).
(2.) One of the "captains of hundreds" associated with Jehoiada in restoring king Jehoash to the throne (2 Chronicles 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 Chronicles 28:7).
(4.) One who was sent by king Josiah to repair the temple (2 Chronicles 34:8). He was governor (Hebrews sar, rendered elsewhere in the Authorized Version "prince, " "chief captain, " chief ruler") of Jerusalem.
(5.) The father of the priest Zephaniah (Jeremiah 21:1; 37:3).
(6.) 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).
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
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 f).
(18) A priest in Zedekiah's reign, father of a certain Zephaniah who interviewed the prophet Jeremiah (Jeremiah 21:1; Jeremiah 29:25; Jeremiah 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
Maaseiah (25 Occurrences)
1 Chronicles 15:18 and with them their brothers of the second degree, Zechariah, Ben, and Jaaziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, Eliab, and Benaiah, and Maaseiah, and Mattithiah, and Eliphelehu, and Mikneiah, and Obed-Edom, and Jeiel, the doorkeepers. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
1 Chronicles 15:20 and Zechariah, and Aziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, and Eliab, and Maaseiah, and Benaiah, with stringed instruments set to Alamoth; (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
2 Chronicles 23:1 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. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
2 Chronicles 26:11 Moreover Uzziah had an army of fighting men, who went out to war by bands, according to the number of their reckoning made by Jeiel the scribe and Maaseiah the officer, under the hand of Hananiah, one of the king's captains. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS NIV)
2 Chronicles 28:7 Zichri, a mighty man of Ephraim, killed Maaseiah the king's son, and Azrikam the ruler of the house, and Elkanah who was next to the king. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
2 Chronicles 34:8 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 Yahweh his God. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Ezra 10:18 Among the sons of the priests there were found who had married foreign women: namely, of the sons of Jeshua, the son of Jozadak, and his brothers, Maaseiah, and Eliezer, and Jarib, and Gedaliah. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Ezra 10:21 Of the sons of Harim: Maaseiah, and Elijah, and Shemaiah, and Jehiel, and Uzziah. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS NIV)
Ezra 10:22 Of the sons of Pashhur: Elioenai, Maaseiah, Ishmael, Nethanel, Jozabad, and Elasah. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Ezra 10:30 Of the sons of Pahathmoab: Adna, and Chelal, Benaiah, Maaseiah, Mattaniah, Bezalel, and Binnui, and Manasseh. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Nehemiah 3:23 After them repaired Benjamin and Hasshub over against their house. After them repaired Azariah the son of Maaseiah the son of Ananiah beside his own house. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Nehemiah 8:4 Ezra the scribe stood on a pulpit of wood, which they had made for the purpose; and beside him stood Mattithiah, and Shema, and Anaiah, and Uriah, and Hilkiah, and Maaseiah, on his right hand; and on his left hand, Pedaiah, and Mishael, and Malchijah, and Hashum, and Hashbaddanah, Zechariah, and Meshullam. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Nehemiah 8:7 Also Jeshua, and Bani, and Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodiah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, and the Levites, caused the people to understand the law: and the people stood in their place. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Nehemiah 10:25 Rehum, Hashabnah, Maaseiah, (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Nehemiah 11:5 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 the Shilonite. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS NIV)
Nehemiah 11:7 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 Jeshaiah. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Nehemiah 12:41 and the priests, Eliakim, Maaseiah, Miniamin, Micaiah, Elioenai, Zechariah, and Hananiah, with trumpets; (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Nehemiah 12:42 and Maaseiah, and Shemaiah, and Eleazar, and Uzzi, and Jehohanan, and Malchijah, and Elam, and Ezer. The singers sang loud, with Jezrahiah their overseer. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS NIV)
Jeremiah 21:1 The word which came to Jeremiah from Yahweh, when king Zedekiah sent to him Pashhur the son of Malchijah, and Zephaniah the son of Maaseiah, the priest, saying, (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Jeremiah 29:21 Thus says Yahweh of Armies, the God of Israel, concerning Ahab the son of Kolaiah, and concerning Zedekiah the son of Maaseiah, who prophesy a lie to you in my name: Behold, I will deliver them into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon; and he shall kill them before your eyes; (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Jeremiah 29:25 Thus speaks Yahweh of Armies, the God of Israel, saying, Because you have sent letters in your own name to all the people who are at Jerusalem, and to Zephaniah the son of Maaseiah, the priest, and to all the priests, saying, (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Jeremiah 32:12 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. (KJV DBY WBS YLT)
Jeremiah 35:4 and I brought them into the house of Yahweh, into the chamber of the sons of Hanan the son of Igdaliah, the 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 threshold. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Jeremiah 37:3 Zedekiah the king sent Jehucal the son of Shelemiah, and Zephaniah the son of Maaseiah, the priest, to the prophet Jeremiah, saying, Pray now to Yahweh our God for us. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Jeremiah 51:59 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. (KJV WBS YLT)