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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Maaseiah. 1. One of the singers appointed by the Levites to accompany David when he brought the ark from Obed-edom’s house to Jerusalem (1 Chr 15:18, 20).2. Commander who agreed, along with others, to assist Jehoiada the priest in crowning Joash king (2 Chr 23:1).3. Officer who served King Uzziah by
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
2. A Levite military commander who aided Jehoiada in overthrowing Queen Athaliah and putting Joash on the throne (2 Ch. 23:1).
Maaseiah mā-ə-sēʹə, maQ-əsiīʹə [Heb. maʿaśēyâ, maʿaśēyāhû—‘Yahweh’s work’; Gk. usually Maasaia, also Masaia, Maasia, Maasēa, Masēa (for Gk. Apoc. see below)].
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
MAASEIAH1. One of the singers appointed by the Levites to accompany David when he brought the ark from Obed-edom’s house to Jerusalem (1 Chr 15:18–20).2. Commander who agreed to assist Jehoiada the priest in crowning Joash king (2 Chr 23:1).3. Officer who served King Uzziah by assisting in the organization
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
MAASEIAH. A name common in Israel and attested on ancient Heb. seals.1. According to several Heb. MSS and the LXX, an ancestor of Asaph (1 Chr 6:40), spelled Baaseiah (q.v.) in all English versions following the MT.2. One of the Levitical musicians who accompanied David when he brought back the ark
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Maaseiah [māˊə sēˊyə] (Heb. ma˓aśēyâ, ma˓aśēyāhû “work of Yahweh”).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
MAASEIAH A common name in the Old Testament. Among the more notable bearers of the name are the following.1. A Levitical musician in the time of David (1 Chr 15:18, 20).2. A commander who took part in the coup that deposed Athaliah and enthroned Josiah (2 Chr 23:1).3. The governor of Jerusalem during
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
MAASE´IAH (ma-a-seʹya; “work of Jehovah”).1. One of the Levites of the second class of appointed musicians “with harps tuned to alamoth,” at the bringing of the Ark from the house of Obed-edom (1 Chron. 15:18, 20), about 982 b.c.2. One of the “captains of hundreds” who assisted the high priest Jehoiada