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Bavvai
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Bavvai, Son of Henadad
Bavvai, Son of Henadad (בַּוַּי‎, bawway; בִּנּוּי‎, binnuy). Also called “Binnui.” Son of Henadad and a ruler of the district of Keilah; assisted in rebuilding the Jerusalem walls after the Babylonian exile (Neh 3:17–24; 10:9).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Bavvai (Person)
BAVVAI (PERSON) [Heb bawway (בַּוַּי)]. A Levite, the son of Henadad, and ruler of half the territory of Keilah, who was charged by Nehemiah with repairing a section of Jerusalem’s walls (Neh 3:18). The evidence from various manuscripts suggests that Bavvai may be a corruption of Binnui, and therefore
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Bavvai, Bavai
Bavvai, Bavai. Individual who directed the repair of a section of the Jerusalem wall under Nehemiah’s supervision (Neh 3:18). Bavvai (kjv Bavai) was Henadad’s son and the official of half the district of Keilah, a town 17 miles southwest of Jerusalem. Binnui (Neh 3:24), also mentioned as Henadad’s son
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bavvai
Bavvai bavʹī [Heb. bawway]; AV BAVAI; NEB BINNUI. The son of Henadad “ruler of half the district of Keilah” (Neh. 3:18). He was from one of the levitical families that repaired the wall of Jerusalem after the return from Babylon (3:17f). He may have been identical to or the brother of Binnui (5) (Neh.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Bavvai
BAVVAI* Individual who directed the repair of a section of the Jerusalem wall under Nehemiah’s supervision (Neh 3:18). Bavvai was Henadad’s son and the official of half the district of Keilah, a town 17 miles (27.4 kilometers) southwest of Jerusalem. Binnui (Neh 3:24), also mentioned as Henadad’s son
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Bavai
BAVAI. Son of Henadad who aided in the rebuilding of the wall of Jerusalem (Neh 3:24).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Bavvai
Bavvai (Heb. bawway)The son of Henadad, the “ruler of half the district of Keilah” (Neh. 3:18). He was one of those Levites who aided in the restoration of the walls of Jerusalem under Nehemiah (Neh. 3:18). He may be the same as Binnui (Neh. 3:24; so NRSV).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Bavvai
Bavvai [băvˊī] (Heb. bawway). The son of Henadad, the “ruler of half the district of Keilah” (Neh. 3:18). He was one of those Levites who aided in the restoration of the walls of Jerusalem under Nehemiah (vv. 17–18). He may be the same as Binnui (v. 24).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Bava-i
Bav´a-i, son of Henadad, ruler of the district of Keilah in the time of Nehemiah. Neh. 3:18. (b.c. 446.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Bavvai
BAV´VAI (bavʹī). A son of Henadad, and ruler of the half part of Keilah. He repaired a portion of the wall of Jerusalem on the return from Babylon (Neh. 3:18), 445 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Bavai
BAVAI [BAHV ay eye] — an Israelite who helped rebuild the wall of Jerusalem (Neh. 3:18; Bavvai, NASB, RSV).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BAVVAI
BAVVAI<bav’-a-i> (בַּיַּי‎ [bawway]; Septuagint Codex Alexandrinus, Benei; Codex Vaticanus, [Βεδεί, Bedei]; the King James Version Bavai, “wisher” (?) (Nehemiah 3:18)): Perhaps identical with or a brother of Binnui (Nehemiah 3:24). See BINNUI. Bavvai, “the son of Henadad, the ruler of half
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