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fa-li'-as (Phalias Codex Alexandrinus Phiathas; the King James Version, Biatas, following Aldine Biatas):
One of the Levites who read and explained the Law to the multitude (1 Esdras 9:48) = "Pelaiah" of Nehemiah 8:7.Ezra's left hand when he expounded the Law (1 Esdras 9:44) = "Pedaiah" of Nehemiah 8:4.
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'PHALIAS'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.