ATHAIAH (a-thī'a, Jehovah is helper). The son of Uzziah a Judahite in Nehemiah’s time (Neh.11.4). ATHAIAH ə thā’ yə (עֲתָיָ֨ה). A Judahite; son of Uzziah, who after the return from the [[Babylonian Captivity]] lived in Jerusalem (Neh 11:4). Some identify him with Uthai in 1 Chronicles 9:4, but there are difficulties. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915) He is designated (Ne 11:4) as a descendant of Judah and the son of Uzziah. After the return from Babylon, he dwelt in Jerusalem. In 1Ch 9:4 his name is given as Uthai.