Binnui (son of Henadad)
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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).
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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. 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
Binnui (son of Henadad)
5. A Levite, of the family of Henadad, who repaired part of the wall of Jerusalem (Neh. 3:24) and sealed the covenant with Nehemiah (10:9). He is probably identical with “Bavvai the son of Henadad” mentioned in 3:18. “Bavvai” is either a corruption of “Binnui,” or is the name of the Levitical house of
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* 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 HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Binnui (bin´yoo-i; Heb., “built” or “building”).1 The ancestor of a family group who returned with Zerubbabel from the Babylonian exile (Neh. 7:15). Since the names Bani and Binnui are elsewhere associated (Ezra 10:38; see 2 below), it is possible that “descendants of Binnui” (Neh. 7:15) and the “descendants
Henadad (hen´uh-dad; a shortened form of Henhadad; Heb., “Hadad [a deity] is gracious.”1 The ancestral head of a levitical family group (called the “sons of Henadad”). This group helped to supervise workers in the rebuilding of the temple after the exile (Ezra 3:9).2 The father of Binnui, a postexilic
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Binnui (Heb. binnŝy) (also BANI)1. One of the sons of Pahath-moab who was compelled to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:30).2. The father of 13 sons who were forced to divorce their foreign wives (Ezra 10:38).3. The head of a family whose descendants returned from exile with Zerubbabel (Neh. 7:15).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Bav´a-i, son of Henadad, ruler of the district of Keilah in the time of Nehemiah. Neh. 3:18. (b.c. 446.)
Bin´nu-i (familyship).1. A Levite, father of Noadiah. Ezra 8:33.2. One who had taken a foreign wife. Ezra 10:30.3. Another Israelite who had also taken a foreign wife. Ezra 10:38.4. Altered from Bani in the corresponding list in Ezra. Neh. 7:15.5. A Levite, son of Henadad, who assisted at the reparation
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
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.
BIN´NUI (binʹnū-i; “built”).1. A Levite whose son, Noadiah, was one of those who assisted in weighing the gold and silver designed for the divine service on the restoration from Babylon (Ezra 8:33), about 457 b.c.2. One of the “sons” of Pahath-moab, who put away his foreign wife on the return from
Harper’s Bible Dictionary