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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
(1) Father of Jezaniah (probably = Azariah, so the Septuagint; compare Jeremiah 42:1 and Jeremiah 43:2 with 2 Kings 25:23 and note similar letters in names in Hebrew), who with other leaders antagonized the policy and counsel of Jeremiah after the fall of Jerusalem (Jer 42:1 through 43:7).
(2) A man, probably of Judah, who led half of the princes of Judah in procession at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem (Nehemiah 12:32 ).
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Hoshaiah'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/h/hoshaiah.html. 1915.