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A leader of one of the 24 priestly families whose time of service was determined by lot in 1 Chr 24:1–19. Maaziah received the 24th lot (1 Chr 24:18).
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MAAZIAH (PERSON) [Heb maʿazyāhû (מַעַזְיָהוּ)]. The name of the last of the twenty-four priestly courses or divisions listed in 1 Chronicles 24 (v 18), meaning “God is a refuge” or “stronghold” (IPN, 250; IDB 3: 197). It appears again as the name of a priestly family that served as a signatory to the
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