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A “man of understanding” summoned by Ezra to find Levites who could serve as priests (1 Esdras 8:43).
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MAASMAS (PERSON) [Gk Maasmas (Μαασμας)]. One of the leaders in the exilic community (1 Esdr 8:43). The RSV rendering Maasmas is from Codex Alexandrinus and Codex Vaticanus; the name appears as semeia in the Lucianic text. Furthermore, while Maasmas is not named in the parallel list in Ezra (8:16), Shemaiah
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