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NEZIAH (nē-zī'a, sincere). One of the temple servants (kjv Nethinim) whose descendants returned from captivity with Zerubbabel (Ezra.2.54; Neh.7.56).

NEZIAH nĭ zī’ ə (נְצִ֖יחַ, faithful). Head of a family of Nethinim who returned from the Exile in Babylon (Ezra 2:54; Neh 7:56; 1 Esd 5:32).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

The head of a family of Nethinim (Ezr 2:54; Ne 7:56), called in 1 Esdras 5:32, "Nasi" (the King James Version and the Revised Version margin "Nasith").