a-tha'-ya ('athayah = "Yahweh is helper"; Athea, or Atheai):

He is designated (Nehemiah 11:4) as a descendant of Judah and the son of Uzziah. After the return from Babylon, he dwelt in Jerusalem. In 1 Chronicles 9:4 his name is given as Uthai.

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