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