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Bedeiah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Bedeiah, Son of Bani
Bedeiah, Descendant of Bani (בֵּדְיָה‎, bedeyah). A member of the family of Bani in the postexilic Jewish community. Bedeiah was listed among those who agreed to Ezra’s demand to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:35).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Bedeiah (Person)
BEDEIAH (PERSON) [Heb bēdĕyâ (בֵּדְיָה)]. A descendant of Bani and one of the returned exiles whom Ezra required to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:35 = 1 Esdr 9:34). Bedeiah might mean “Branch of Yahweh,” or it might be an abbreviated form of ʿăbēdyāh, “Servant of Yahweh.” Bedeiah was a member
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Bedeiah
Bedeiah. Bani’s son, who obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce his pagan wife after the exile (Ezr 10:35).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bedeiah
Bedeiah be-dēʹyə [Heb. bēḏe—‘servant of Yahweh’]. A son of Bani who married a foreign wife (Ezr. 10:35).
Pelias
Pelias pə-līʹəs. The AV’s misspelling of Gk. Pedias (1 Esd. 9:34), rendered Bedeiah by the RSV because of the parallel in Ezr. 10:35.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Bedeiah
BEDEIAH Bani’s son, who obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce his pagan wife after the exile (Ezr 10:35).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Bedeiah
BEDEIAH. A son of Bani who was compelled to give up his foreign wife in the time of Ezra (Ezr 10:35).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Bedeiah
Bedeiah (Heb. bēḏĕyâ)A postexilic Israelite who was compelled to send away his foreign wife (Ezra 10:35).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Bedeiah
Bedeiah [bĭ dēˊyə] (Heb. bēḏe “servant of the Lord (?)”). One of the Israelites who was compelled to send away his foreign wife (Ezra 10:35).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Bede-iah
Bede-i´ah, one of the sons of Bani, in the time of Ezra, who had taken a foreign wife. Ezra 10:35. (b.c. 458.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Bedeiah
BEDE´IAH (be-deʹya). One of the family of Bani who divorced his Gentile wife on the return from Babylon (Ezra 10:35), 456 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Bedeiah
BEDEIAH [bee DIE yuh] — a son of Bani who divorced his pagan wife after the Captivity (Ezra 10:35).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BEDEIAH
BEDEIAH<be-de’-ya> (בֵּדַיָה‎ [bedheydh], “servant of Yah”): A son of Bani who had married a “strange wife” (Ezra 10:35).
PEDIAS
PEDIAS<ped’-i-as>, <pe-di’-as> ([Πεδίας, Pedias]; Codex Alexandrinus [Παιδείας, Paideias]; the King James Version by mistake Pelias): One of those who had taken “strange wives” (1 Esdras 9:34) = “Bedeiah” of Ezra 10:35.
PELIAS
PELIAS<pe-li’-as>: the King James Version = the Revised Version (British and American) “Pedias.”
See also
Relatives
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