Smith’s Bible Dictionary

“Pethahiah ” means 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.)
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