Easton's Bible Dictionary
Strength or consolation of Jehovah.
The head of the twenty-fourth priestly course (1 Chronicles 24:18 ) in David's reign.
A priest (Nehemiah 10:8 ).
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. Nehemiah 10:8. The coincidence of names between David's 24 courses, and the signers of Nehemiah's covenants, and the returners with Zerubbabel (Nehemiah 12) implies that these names were applied to the families.
2. 1 Chronicles 24:18.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
MAAZIAH. A priestly family which constituted the 24th course ( Nehemiah 10:8 , 1 Chronicles 24:18 ).
Holman Bible Dictionary
(may uh zi' uh) Personal name meaning “Yahweh is a refuge.” 1. Ancestor of a division of priests serving in David's time (1 Chronicles 24:18 ). 2 . Priest who signed Ezra's covenant (Nehemiah 10:8 ).
Morrish Bible Dictionary
1. Head of the twenty-fourth course of priests. 1 Chronicles 24:18 .
2. Priest who sealed the covenant. Nehemiah 10:8 .