Pethahiah

Pethahiah [N] [H] [S]

loosed of the Lord.

  • The chief of one of the priestly courses (the nineteenth) in the time of David ( 1 Chronicles 24:16 ).
  • A Levite ( Ezra 10:23 ).
  • Nehemiah 9:5 .
  • A descendant of Judah who had some office at the court of Persia ( Nehemiah 11:24 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Pethahiah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Pethahiah [N] [E] [S]

    the Lord opening; gate of the Lord
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Pethahiah'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    Pethahiah [N] [E] [H]

    (freed by Jehovah ).

    1. A priest, over the nineteenth course in the reign of David. ( 1 Chronicles 24:16 ) (B.C. 1020.)
    2. A Levite in the time of Ezra, who had married a foreign wife. ( Ezra 10:23 ) He is probably the same who is mentioned in ( Nehemiah 9:5 ) (B.C. 458.)
    3. The son of Meshezabeel, and descendant of Zerah. ( Nehemiah 11:24 ) (B.C. 446.)

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

    Bibliography Information

    Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Pethahiah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

    PETHAHIAH

    peth-a-hi'-a (Pethachyah, "Yah opens up"):

    (1) Chief of the 19th course of priests (1 Chronicles 24:16).

    (2) One of the Levites having "foreign wives" (Ezra 10:23; Nehemiah 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" (Nehemiah 11:24).


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    Bibliography Information
    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'PETHAHIAH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.