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Binnui (son of Henadad)
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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
Binnui (Person)
BINNUI (PERSON) [Heb binnûy (בִּנּוּי)]. Var. BELNUUS. A short form of the name BENAIAH (“Yahweh has built”), often confused with (or substituted for) BANI, another name popular in levitical circles during the postexilic period.1. Binnui, the father of one Noadiah, a Levite under Ezra charged with
Sabannus (Person)
SABANNUS (PERSON) [Gk Sabannys (Σαβαννυς)]. The Greek reading for Binnui (RSV) in 1 Esdr 8:62—Eng v 63. See BINNUI.
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
Binnui
Binnui. 1. Noadiah’s father. Noadiah was a Levite in charge of weighing temple valuables after the exile (Ezr 8:33). Possibly the same as #4 below.2. Pahath-moab’s son or descendant. He obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce his pagan wife after the exile (Ezr 10:30).3. According to the Apocrypha and
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
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.
Belnuus
Belnuus belʹnoo̅-əs [Gk. Balnouos, B Balnous, Lucian Banoui] (1 Esd. 9:31); AV, NEB, BALNUUS. One who put away his foreign wife. Cf. Binnui in Ezr. 10:30.
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
Binnui
BINNUI1. Noadiah’s father. Noadiah was a Levite in charge of weighing temple valuables after the exile (Ezr 8:33). Possibly the same as #4 below.2. Pahath-moab’s son or descendant. He obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce his pagan wife after the exile (Ezr 10:30).3. According to the Apocrypha and
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Binnui
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
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
Bavai
BAVAI. Son of Henadad who aided in the rebuilding of the wall of Jerusalem (Neh 3:24).
Binnui
BINNUI. A name common at the time of Israel’s return from Exile.1. The father of a Levite named Noadiah (Ezr 8:33). The latter assisted in weighing the silver, gold, and vessels which Ezra brought from Babylon.2. The son of Pahath-moab (Ezr 10:30). During the revival under Ezra, this lay Israelite
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).
Binnui
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
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.)
Binnu-i
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
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.
Binnui
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
Binnui
BinnuiBinnui (binʹno̅o̅-ī; Heb., ‘built’ or ‘building’). 1 A family group (‘sons of Binnui’) who returned with Zerubbabel from the Babylonian captivity (Neh. 7:15), also called the ‘sons of Bani’ (Ezra 2:10). Since the name Bani and Binnui are elsewhere associated (Ezra 10:38; see 2 below), it is
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