bi'-a-tas (Phalias; Codex Alexandrinus, Phiathas):

the Revised Version (British and American) "Phalias," one of the Levites (1 Esdras 9:48) who "taught (the people) the law of the Lord, making them withal to understand it." Called Pelaiah in Nehemiah 8:7.

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