Bible Names N-Z: Pethahiah
Pethahiah in Easton's Bible Dictionary
loosed of the Lord. (1.) The chief of one of the priestly
courses (the nineteenth) in the time of David (1 Chr.
(2.) A Levite (Ezra 10:23). (3.) Neh. 9:5. (4.) A
Judah who had some office at the court of Persia (Neh.
Pethahiah in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. 1 Chronicles 24:16.
2. Ezra 10:23; Nehemiah 9:5.
3. Sprung from Zerah of Judah. "At the king's
(Artaxerxes) hand (one of his council) in all matters
concerning the people" (Nehemiah 11:24; Ezra 7:1-20).
Pethahiah in Hitchcock's Bible Names
the Lord opening; gate of the Lord
Pethahiah in Naves Topical Bible
-1. A priest during the reign of David
-2. A Levite who divorced his Gentile wife
Probably identical with the one mentioned
-3. A counselor of Artaxerxes
Pethahiah in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(freed by Jehovah).
1. A priest, over the nineteenth course in the reign
of David. 1Ch 24:16 (B.C. 1020.)
2. A Levite in the time of Ezra, who had married a
foreign wife. Ezr 10:23 He is probably the same who is
mentioned in Ne 9:5 (B.C. 458.)
3. The son of Meshezabeel, and descendant of Zerah. Ne
11:24 (B.C. 446.)
Pethahiah in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
peth-a-hi'-a (Pethachyah, "Yah opens up"):
(1) Chief of the 19th course of priests (1 Ch 24:16).
(2) One of the Levites having "foreign wives" (Ezr 10:23; Neh
9:5; "Patheus" in 1 Esdras 9:23).
(3) Son of Meshezabeel, descendant of Judah, who was "at the
king's hand in all matters concerning the people" (Neh 11:24).
Pethahiah Scripture - Ezra 10:23
Also of the Levites; Jozabad, and Shimei, and Kelaiah, (the
same [is] Kelita,) Pethahiah, Judah, and Eliezer.
Pethahiah Scripture - Nehemiah 11:24
And Pethahiah the son of Meshezabeel, of the children of
Zerah the son of Judah, [was] at the king's hand in all
matters concerning the people.
Pethahiah Scripture - Nehemiah 9:5
Then the Levites, Jeshua, and Kadmiel, Bani, Hashabniah,
Sherebiah, Hodijah, Shebaniah, [and] Pethahiah, said, Stand up
[and] bless the LORD your God for ever and ever: and blessed
be thy glorious name, which is exalted above all blessing and
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