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    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. 24:16). (2.) A Levite (Ezra 10:23). (3.) Neh. 9:5. (4.) A descendant of Judah who had some office at the court of Persia (Neh. 11:24).

    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 1Ch 24:16 -2. A Levite who divorced his Gentile wife Ezr 10:23 Probably identical with the one mentioned Ne 9:5 -3. A counselor of Artaxerxes Ne 11:24

    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 praise.