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Bunni (witness)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Bunni the Witness
Bunni the Witness (בֻּנִּי‎, bunniy). A witness to the covenant to keep the law, made by the returning exiles (Neh 10:15).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Bunni (Person)
BUNNI (PERSON) [Heb bunnı̂ (בֻּנִּי)]. Like Bani and Binnui, Bunni is another short form of the name Benaiah (see BANI; BINNUI), found among the Levites at the time of Ezra and Nehemiah.1. A Levite in attendance at Ezra’s reading of the Law (Neh 9:4).2. The levitical ancestor of Shemaiah, the son of
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Bunni
Bunni. 1. Levite who sang praise to God after Ezra’s public reading of the Law (Neh 9:4).2. Political leader who signed Ezra’s covenant of faithfulness to God with Nehemiah and others after the exile (Neh 10:15).3. Hashabiah’s father (Neh 11:15), a Levite descended from Merari (1 Chr 9:14), possibly
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bunni (witness)
3. A leader of the people who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah (Neh. 10:15).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Bunni
BUNNI1. Levite who sang praise to God after Ezra’s public reading of the law (Neh 9:4).2. Political leader who signed Ezra’s covenant of faithfulness to God with Nehemiah and others after the exile (Neh 10:15).3. Hashabiah’s father (Neh 11:15), a Levite descended from Merari (1 Chr 9:14). Possibly
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Bunni
Bunni (buhn´i).1 A Levite, an ancestor of some postexilic inhabitants of Jerusalem (Neh. 11:15).2 A leader of the postexilic community who signed Ezra’s covenant to keep the law (Neh. 10:15).3 A Levite who participated in the dedication ceremony of the returning exiles (Neh. 9:4); perhaps he is the
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Bunni
BUNNI. Apparently the name of three Levites:1. A Levite who helped Ezra teach the people (Neh 9:4).2. An ancestor of Shemaiah (Neh 11:15).3. A leader or family that, with Nehemiah, sealed the covenant (Neh 10:15).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Bunni
Bunni (Heb. bunnɩ̂, bûnnɩ̂)1. A postexilic Levite among those who took the lead in the public confession (Neh. 9:4).2. An Israelite who set his seal to the renewed covenant under Nehemiah (Neh. 10:15 [MT 16]).3. A Levite, ancestor of the postexilic Shemaiah (Neh. 11:15).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Bunni
Bun´ni (my understanding).1. One of the Levites in the time of Nehemiah. Neh. 9:4.2. Another Levite, but of earlier date than the preceding. Neh. 11:15.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Bunni
BUN´NI (bunʹi; “built”). One of the Levites who made public prayer and confession (Neh. 9:4) and joined Nehemiah in the covenant after the return from Babylon (10:15), 445 b.c.
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Bunni
BunniBunni (buhnʹī). 1 A Levite, an ancestor of some postexilic inhabitants of Jerusalem (Neh. 11:15). 2 A leader of the postexilic community who signed the covenant to keep the law (Neh. 10:15). 3 A Levite who participated in the dedication ceremony of the returning exiles (Neh. 9:4); perhaps he
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