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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ha - bā´ya , ( חביה , ḥă - bhāyāh , חביה , ḥŏbhāyāh ): A post-exilic priestly family which was unable to establish its pedigree. "Habaiah" is the form in Ezra 2:61; in the parallel passage (Nehemiah 7:63 ), the King James Version has "Habaiah," and the Revised Version (British and American) "Hobaiah"; in the parallel passage in 1 Esdras 5:38, the form is Ὀβδιά , Obdiá , Codex Vaticanus, Obbeia.
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Habaiah; Hobaiah'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/h/habaiah-hobaiah.html. 1915.