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[many Uthai'] (Heb. Uthay', עוּתִי, helpful), the name of two Hebrews.

1. (Sept. Γνωθί v.r. Γωθί ;; Vutlg. Othel.) A person (called "the son of Ammihud"), of the family of Pharez, who resided at Jerusalem after the return from Babylon (1 Chronicles 9:4). B.C. 536. He is usually thought to be identical with ATHAIAH (See ATHAIAH) (q.v.) of the somewhat parallel passage (Nehemiah 11:4); but none of the names in his ancestry (except Pharez) agree.

2. (Sept. Οὐθαϊ v v.r. Οὐθί Vulg. Uthai.)' First named of the two "sons of Bigvai," who, returned with seventy males from Babilon with Ezra (Ezra 8:14). B.C. 49.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Uthai'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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