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HEBREW: 6611 hyxtp P@thachyah
NAVE: Pethahiah
EBD: Pethahiah
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In Bible versions:

chief of a division of priests serving in David's sanctuary
a Levite who put away his heathen wife
son of Meshezabel (Zerah Judah); King's Judean affairs advisor

the Lord opening; gate of the Lord


Strongs #06611: hyxtp P@thachyah

Pethahiah = "freed by Jehovah"

1) a priest, in charge of the 19th course, in the time of David
2) a Levite and returning exile who had married a foreign wife;
probably the same as 3
3) a Levite who helped lead in the confession of the people in the
time of Ezra; probably the same as 2
4) son of Meshezabeel, descendant of Zerah the son of Judah; deputy
of the king in all matters concerning the people

6611 Pthachyah peth-akh-yaw'

from 6605 and 3050; Jah has opened; Pethachjah, the name of
four Israelites:-Pethakiah.
see HEBREW for 06605
see HEBREW for 03050

Pethahiah [EBD]

loosed of the Lord. (1.) The chief of one of the priestly courses (the nineteenth) in the time of David (1 Chr. 24:16). (2.) A Levite (Ezra 10:23). (3.) Neh. 9:5. (4.) A descendant of Judah who had some office at the court of Persia (Neh. 11:24).

Pethahiah [NAVE]

1. A priest in the reign of David, 1 Chr. 24:16.
2. A Levite who divorced his Gentile wife, Ezra 10:23.
Probably identical with the one mentioned, Neh. 9:5.
3. A counselor of Artaxerxes, Neh. 11:24.


(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.)


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

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

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

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