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Baana (leader of exiles)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Baana the Leader of Exiles
Baana the Leader of Exiles (בַּעֲנָה‎, ba'anah). Sometimes rendered as Baanah. Listed among those who helped Zerubbabel lead the Babylonian exiles back to Judah (Ezra 2:2; Neh 3:4; 7:7).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Baana (Person)
BAANA (PERSON) [Heb baʿanaʾ (בַּעַנַא)]. Three persons in the OT. Baana and Baanah are apparently variant spellings of the same name, as are uzzāʾ (2 Sam 6:3) and uzzâ (6:7–8), mı̂kāʾ (2 Sam 9:12) and mı̂kâ (1 Chr 8:34–35). There are 2 main approaches to the meaning of Baana (h). The 1st sees it
Baanah (Person)
BAANAH (PERSON) [Heb baʿănâ (בַּעֲנָה‎)]. 1. One of the murderers of King Saul’s son Ishbosheth (2 Sam 4:2–12). Baanah and his brother Rechab were both company commanders under Ish-bosheth (2 Sam 4:2), who had succeeded Saul as king of Israel. Having slipped into Ish-bosheth’s house as he rested at
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Baana
Baana. 1. Ahilud’s son, one of 12 officers appointed to requisition food for King Solomon’s household. He served in the district of Taanach and Megiddo (1 Kgs 4:12).2. Hushai’s son, another of King Solomon’s supply officers; his district was Asher and Bealoth (1 Kgs 4:16, kjv Baanah).3. Zadok’s father.
Baanah
Baanah. 1. Rimmon’s son, a member of Benjamin’s tribe. Baanah and his brother Rechab were captains under Ish-bosheth after Ish-bosheth’s father, King Saul, died in battle. Ish-bosheth, crowned king by Saul’s general, Abner, was David’s rival to the throne of Israel. Baanah and Rechab murdered Ish-bosheth
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Baana (leader of exiles)
3. AV and NEB Apoc. BAANA. A leader of the return from exile with Zerubbabel, who sealed the covenant of Nehemiah (Ezr. 2:2; Neh. 7:7; 10:27; 1 Esd. 5:8).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Baana
BAANA1. Ahilud’s son, one of 12 officers appointed to requisition food for King Solomon’s household. He served in the district of Taanach and Megiddo (1 Kgs 4:12).2. Hushai’s son, another of King Solomon’s supply officers; his district was Asher and Aloth (1 Kgs 4:16).3. Zadok’s father. Zadok helped
Baanah
BAANAH1. Rimmon’s son, a member of Benjamin’s tribe. Baanah and his brother Rechab were captains under Ishbosheth after Ishbosheth’s father, King Saul, died in battle. Ishbosheth, crowned king by Saul’s general, Abner, was David’s rival to the throne of Israel. Baanah and Rechab murdered Ishbosheth
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Baana
Baana (bay´uh-nuh).1 The son of Ahilud and a district administrator under King Solomon. He was responsible for providing the king’s household with food for one month of each year. His district included the area around Megiddo and in the Jezreel Valley in north-central Israel (1 Kings 4:12).2 The son
Baanah
Baanah (bay´uh-nuh).1 A Benjaminite commander of a group of soldiers under Ishbaal, Saul’s son. He and his brother Rechab killed Ishbaal and took his head to David, thinking David would be pleased at the removal of this threat to his newly established rule. Instead, David was angry at their treachery
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Baana
BAANA1. The son of Ahilud, an overseer for Solomon in the S district of the plain of Jezreel from Megiddo to the Jordan (1 Kgs 4:12).2. The father of Zadok, who helped in rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem in the time of Nehemiah (Neh 3:4). See also Baanah 3.
Baanah
BAANAH1. Son of Rimmon, of the tribe of Benjamin. He and his brother Rechab were captains in Ishbosheth’s army. They traitorously slew Ishbosheth while he was sleeping at noon in his house. Taking his head, they fled to Hebron and presented it to David. Enraged by their act, David ordered them slain.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Baana
Baana (Heb. baʿănāʾ)1. A son of Ahilud (1 Kgs. 4:12); Solomon’s overseer in the southern part of the valley of Jezreel, from Megiddo to the Jordan.2. A son of Hushai and overseer of Asher and Bealoth during the reign of Solomon (1 Kgs. 4:16). His father was probably David’s counselor (2 Sam. 15:32–37;
Baanah
Baanah (Heb. baʿănâ)1. A son of Rimmon who, with his brother Rechab, murdered Saul’s son Ishbosheth and brought his severed head to David (2 Sam. 4:2–12), in an apparent attempt to remove any perceived threat to David’s succession to the throne of Israel. David’s response was typical of the respect
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Baanah
BAANAH AND RECHAB Two brothers who served as captains in the army of Ish-bosheth, the son of Saul and his sole surviving heir (2 Sam 4:2). They murdered their master and brought his severed head to David in the hopes of receiving a reward. Instead David had them executed; Ish-bosheth was then given a
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Baana
Ba´ana1. The son of Ahilud, Solomon’s commissariat officer in Jezreel and the north of the Jordan valley. 1 Kings 4:12. (b.c. 1000.)2. Father of Zadok, who assisted in rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem under Nehemiah. Neh. 3:4. (b.c. 446.)
Baanah
Ba´anah1. Son of Rimmon, a Benjamite, who with his brother Rechab murdered Ish-bosheth. For this they were killed by David, and their mutilated bodies hung up over the pool at Hebron. 2 Sam. 4:2, 5, 6, 9. (b.c. 1046.)2. A Netophathite, father of Heleb or Heled, one of David’s mighty men. 2 Sam. 23:29;
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Baana
BA´ANA (bāʹa-na).1. The son of Ahilud, one of Solomon’s twelve deputies, whose district comprised Taanach, Megiddo, and all Beth-shean, with the adjacent region (1 Kings 4:12), 960 b.c.2. The son of Hushai and also a deputy of King Solomon. His district was in Asher and Bealoth (1 Kings 4:16), 960
Baanah
BA´ANAH (bāʹa-na). Another form of Baana (which see).1. A son of Rimmon, the Beerothite. He, with his brother Rechab, slew Ish-bosheth while he lay in his bed and took the head to David in Hebron. For this David caused them to be put to death, their hands and feet to be cut off, and their bodies, thus
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Relatives
Zadok Son