Easton's Bible Dictionary 
Copyright Statement These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., DD Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.
Bibliography Information Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Pethahiah'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/p/pethahiah.html. 1897.
Morrish Bible Dictionary 
1. Head of the nineteenth priestly course. 1 Chronicles 24:16 .
2. Levite who had married a strange wife. Ezra 10:23 .
3. Levite who called upon the people to bless Jehovah. Nehemiah 9:5 .
4. Son of Meshezabeel, a descendant of Judah: he was at the king of Persia's hand 'in all matters concerning the people.' Nehemiah 11:24 .
Smith's Bible Dictionary 
Pethahi'ah. (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).
Fausset's Bible Dictionary 
1. 1 Chronicles 24:16.
2. Ezra 10:23; Nehemiah 9:5.
3. Sprung from Zerah of Judah. "At the king's (Artaxerxes) hand (one of his council) in all matters concerning the people" ( Nehemiah 11:24; Ezra 7:1-20).
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible 
Pethahiah 1. The head of the nineteenth priestly course ( 1 Chronicles 24:15 ). 2. A Levite ( Ezra 10:23 , Nehemiah 9:5 ); in 1E Esther 9:23 Patheus. 3. A Judahite officer ( Nehemiah 11:24 ).
Holman Bible Dictionary 
1 Chronicles 24:16 2 Nehemiah 11:24 3 Nehemiah 9:5 4 Ezra 10:23
Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary 
He was the head of a family. ( 1 Chronicles 24:16) His name means gate of the Lord, from Pathac, gateâ€”and Jah, Lord.
Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature 
(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.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia 
peth - a - hı̄´a ( פּתחיה , pethaḥyāh , "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 ).
- ↑ Pethahiah from Easton's Bible Dictionary
- ↑ Pethahiah from Morrish Bible Dictionary
- ↑ Pethahiah from Smith's Bible Dictionary
- ↑ Pethahiah from Fausset's Bible Dictionary
- ↑ Pethahiah from Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
- ↑ Pethahiah from Holman Bible Dictionary
- ↑ Pethahiah from Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary
- ↑ Pethahiah from Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature
- ↑ Pethahiah from International Standard Bible Encyclopedia