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Bezai (exile)
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bazai (exile)
2. [Gk. Apoc. Bassai]; AV and NEB Apoc. BASSAI. One whose descendants returned with Zerubbabel to Jerusalem (Ezr. 2:17; Neh. 7:23; 1 Esd. 5:16).
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Bezai
Bezai [Bee-zi](Hebrew origin: Domineering)(Ezra 2:17). Unspecified date. Bezai was the ancestor of a clan that returned with Zerubbabel from the Babylonian Exile.(Nehemiah 10:18). 5th century b.c. Bezai was one of the leaders who signed Nehemiah’s solemn agreement to separate themselves from the foreigners
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
BEZAI
BEZAI bee´zi [בֵּצָיbetsay; Βασσαί Bassai, Βεσι Besi, Βασου Basou]. 1. One of those who sealed Ezra’s covenant (Neh 10:18).2. A family group of 323 members (Ezra 2:17; 1 Esd 5:16) or 324 (Neh 7:23) that returned to Judah with Zerubbabel after the exile.