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Bani (family of exiles)
Bani
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Bani (Person)
BANI (PERSON) [Heb bānı̂ (בָּנִי)]. The name of several persons found especially in the postexilic literature of Chronicles and Ezra-Nehemiah. Bānı̂ is a short form of the more recognizable name BENAIAH [Heb bĕnāyāh, bĕnāyāhû], meaning “Yahweh has built” (from the root bānâ, “to build”).1.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bani (family of exiles)
15. [GK. Bani]; AV BANID. A family that returned from exile with Ezra (1 Esd. 8:36). The name is omitted from Ezr. 8:10, perhaps due to a mistaken reading of be, “sons of,” for bānî.
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Bani
Bani [-nī] (1) a Gadite warrior, one of David’s “Mighty Men” (2 Sam. 23:36) (2) an ancestor of Ethan, a Merarite Levite in the time of David (1 Chron. 6:46) (3) an ancestor of Uthai, a Judahite in post-exilic Jerusalem (1 Chron. 9:4) (4) the ancestor of a family group that returned from the Babylonian