MAHSEIAH mä sē’ yə (מַחְסֵיָה, Jehovah is a refuge). The grandfather of Baruch and Seraiah (Jer 32:12; 51:59 KJV MAASEIAH; Bar 1:1, KJV MAASIAS, ASV MAASEAS).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
ma-se’-ya, ma-si’-a (machceyah, "Yah a refuge"): Grandfather of Baruch (Jer 32:12) and of Seraiah (Jer 51:59). The name (not to be confused with MAASEIAH (which see) as the [[King James Version]] has done even in the above passages) is spelt "Maaseas" (which see) in Baruch 1:1.