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(Heb. Tdchath, תִּחִת, in pause Tachath, תָּחִת, station, i.e. beneath, as often), the name of a place and of three men.

1. (Sept. Καταάθ v.r. Θάαθ ; Vulg. Thahath.) One of the stations of the Israelites in' the desert between Makheloth and Tarah (Numbers 33:26); situated apparently not far beyond the western edge of the Arabah nearly opposite Mount Hor. (See EXODE).

2. (Sept. θαάθ v.r. Καάθ ; Vulg. Thahath.) A Kohathite Levite, son of Assir and father of Uriel, or Zephaniah, in the ancestry of Samuel and Heman (1 Chronicles 6:24; 1 Chronicles 6:37 [Heb. 9 and 22]). B.C. cir. 1585.

3. (Sept. Θαάθ v.r. Θαάδ ; Vulg. Thahath.) Son of Bered, and father of Eladah, among the immediate descendants of Ephraim in Palestine (1 Chronicles 7:20). B.C. post 1618. Burrington (General. 1, 273) regards him as the same with Tahan (q.v.) the son of Ephraim; but against the text.

4. (Sept. Σαάθ v.r. Νομεέ ; Vulg. Tahath.) Grandson of the preceding (with whom some confound him), being son of Eladah and father of Zabad (1 Chronicles 7:20). B.C. post 1618.

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

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