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pethahiah Summary and Overview

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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 Smith's 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 Schaff's Bible Dictionary

PETHAHI'AH (whom God sets free). 1. The head of the nineteenth course of the priests in the reign of David. 1 Chr 24:16. 2. A Levite who had married a foreign woman in the time of Ezra, Ezr 10:23, and probably the same who conducted the solemn service of the fast. Neh 9:5. 3. A descendant of Judah who held an office at the Persian court. 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).