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Maasai
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Maasai, Son of Azarel
Maasai, Son of Adiel (מַעְשַׂי‎, ma'say). A priest in postexilic Jerusalem (1 Chr 9:12).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Maasai (Person)
MAASAI (PERSON) [Heb maʿśay (מַעְשַׂי)]. One of the priests who, according to 1 Chr 9:12, was among the first to return from Babylonian exile and take residency in Jerusalem. There are two major points of confusion in this text, however. First, the sequence of names in 9:10–12 is itself confusing. The
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Maasai
Maasai. Priest who returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel after the exile (1 Chr 9:12, kjv Maasiai).
Maasiai
Maasiai. kjv spelling of Maasai, a postexilic priest, in 1 Chronicles 9:12.See Maasai.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Maasai
Maasai māʹə-siī [Heb. maʿśay—‘work (of Yahweh)’]; AV MAASIAI. A priest who returned from the Babylonian Exile (1 Ch. 9:12). In Neh. 11:13 the corresponding name is Amashsai.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Maasai
MAASAI Priest who returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel after the exile (1 Chr 9:12).
Maasiai
MAASIAI* kjv spelling of Maasai, a postexilic priest, in 1 Chronicles 9:12. See Maasai.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Maasiai
MAASIAI. One of the priests living at Jerusalem after the return from the Babylonian Captivity. He is mentioned only in 1 Chr 9:12.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Maasai
Maasai (Heb. maʿăkay)A priest in postexilic Jerusalem, descendant of Immer (1 Chr. 9:12). He may be the same as Amashsai (Neh. 11:13).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Maasai
Maasai [māˊə sī] (Heb. ma˓śay “the work of Yahweh”). A priest in postexilic Jerusalem and a descendant of Immer (1 Chr. 9:12; KJV “Maasiai”). He may be the same as Amashsai (Neh. 11:13).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ma-asiai
Ma-asi´ai (work of the Lord), a priest who after the return from Babylon dwelt in Jerusalem. 1 Chron. 9:12.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Maasai
MAAS´AI (ma-asʹī; “work of Jehovah”). The son of Adiel, descendant of Immer, and one of the priests residing at Jerusalem after the captivity (1 Chron. 9:12), probably after 536 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Maasiai
Maasiaiwork of Jehovah, one of the priests resident at Jerusalem at the Captivity (1 Chr. 9:12).
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