What does Pethahiah mean in the Bible?

Greek / Hebrew Translation Occurance
לִֽפְתַחְיָה֙ a priest 1
פְּתַֽחְיָ֥ה a priest 1
וּפְתַֽחְיָ֨ה a priest 1
פְתַֽחְיָ֔ה a priest 1

Definitions Related to Pethahiah

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   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.
   Additional Information: Pethahiah = “freed by Jehovah”.
   

Frequency of Pethahiah (original languages)

Frequency of Pethahiah (English)

Dictionary

Easton's Bible Dictionary - Pethahiah
Loosed of the Lord.
The chief of one of the priestly courses (the nineteenth) in the time of David (1 Chronicles 24:16 ).
A Levite (Ezra 10:23 ).
Nehemiah 9:5 .
A descendant of Judah who had some office at the court of Persia (Nehemiah 11:24 ).
Holman Bible Dictionary - Pethahiah
(peh thuh hi' uh) Personal name meaning, “Yahweh opens.” 1. Ancestor of a postexilic priestly family (1 Chronicles 24:16 ). 2 . Royal advisor to the Persian king, either at his court or as his representative in Jerusalem (Nehemiah 11:24 ). 3 . Levite participating in Ezra's covenant renewal (Nehemiah 9:5 ). 4 . Levite with a foreign wife (Ezra 10:23 ), perhaps identical with 3.
Hitchcock's Bible Names - Pethahiah
The Lord opening; gate of the Lord
The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary - Pethahiah
He was the head of a family. (1 Chronicles 24:16) His name means gate of the Lord, from Pathac, gate—and Jah, Lord.
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Pethahiah
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 .
Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Pethahiah
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
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 ).

Sentence search

Patheus - PATHEUS ( 1E Esther 9:23 ) = Ezra 10:23 Pethahiah
Meshezabeel - Father of Pethahiah
Meshezabel - The father of Pethahiah ( Nehemiah 11:24 )
Pethahiah - Pethahiah
Meshez'Abe-el - (Nehemiah 10:21 ) ...
The father of Pethahiah, and descendant of Zerah the son of Judah
Zerah - Zerah’s sons are mentioned in 1 Chronicles 9:6 , and Pethahiah ( Nehemiah 11:24 ) is one of his descendants