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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Pethahiah

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(Heb. Pethachyah', פַּתִחיָה , freed of Jehovah; Sept. , Φεθεϊ v α, Ezra 10:23; Φεσσίας , Nehemiah 9:5; Φαθαϊ v α, 11:24; Φεθείας, 1 Chronicles 24:16). The name of three men.

1. The head of the nineteenth course in David's division of the priests (1 Chronicles 24:16). B.C. cir. 1020.

2. A Levite, who put away an idolatrous wife at the injunction of Ezra (Ezra 10:23), and joined in the hymn of praise and the covenant with Nehemiah (Nehemiah 9:5). B.C. cir. 458.

3. A Hebrew, son of Meshezabeel, of the tribe of Judah, who acted as counsellor of Artaxerxes in matters concerning the Jews (Nehemiah 11:24). B.C. cir. 446.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Pethahiah'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/p/pethahiah.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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