ASSAMIAS. ASV Apoc. form of Hashabiah. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915) (Codex Vaticanus, Assamias; Codex Alexandrinus, Asamias; the [[King James Version]] Assanias; compare Hashabiah (Ezr 8:24)): Assamias (chief priest) returned with Ezra to Jerusalem. He was one of twelve who had charge of the silver, gold and the temple-vessels (1 Esdras 8:54).