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Jaasu
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jaasu, Son of Bani
Jaasu, Descendant of Bani (יַעֲשׂוֹ‎, ya'aso). A member of the family of Bani in the postexilic Jewish community. Jaasu was listed among those who agreed to Ezra’s demand to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:37).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jaasu (Person)
JAASU (PERSON) [Heb yaʿăśû (יַעֲשׂוּ)]. Israelite, descended from Bani (Ezra 10:37), who gave up his foreign wife because of Ezra’s influence in the postexilic community. Jaasu is included in a list of about 110 men, subdivided into priests, Levites, singers, gatekeepers, and Israelites (the most
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jaasu
Jaasu. Bani’s son, who obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce his pagan wife after the exile (Ezr 10:37, kjv Jaasau).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jaasu
Jaasu jāʹə-soo̅ [Heb. K ya ʿaśô; Q ya ʿaśāy]; AV JAASAU. In Ezr. 10:37, one of those who had married foreign wives. The LXX translates the consonantal text as a verb, kaí epoíēsan, “and they did.”
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jaasu
JAASU Bani’s son, who obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce his pagan wife after the exile (Ezr 10:37).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jaasau
JAASAU. Called Jaasu in the RSV. He was a descendant of Bani and one of the Jews who put away their foreign wives upon the demand of a council headed by Ezra (Ezr 10:37).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jaasu
Jaasu (Heb. yaʿăkû)An Israelite who was required to send away his foreign wife (Ezra 10:37; Q yaʿăśāy).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jaasu
Jaasu [jāˊə sōō] (Heb. K ya˓aśô, Q ya˓aśāy “may Yahweh act”). An Israelite who was required to send away his foreign wife (Ezra 10:37; KJV “Jaasau”; NJV “Jaasai”; cf. LXX “and they did”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ja-asau
Ja-a´sau (whom Jehovah made), one of the Bene-Bani who had married a foreign wife. Ezra 10:37. (b.c. 459.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jaasu
JA´ASU (jaʹa-su; “they will do”). An Israelite of the “sons” of Bani who renounced his Gentile wife after the return from Babylon (Ezra 10:37), 456 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jaasau
Jaasaufabricator, an Israelite who renounced his Gentile wife after the Return (Ezra 10:37).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jaasai
JAASAI [JAY uh sigh] (the Lord is maker) — a man of the family of Bani who divorced his pagan wife after the Captivity (Ezra 10:37; Jaasu, NRSV; Jaasau, KJV, REB).
See also
Relatives
Bani Father
Mattaniah Brother
Meremoth Brother
Amram Brother
Mattenai Brother
Benaiah Brother
Eliashib Brother
Maadai Brother
Vaniah Brother
Bedeiah Brother
Uel Brother
Cheluhi Brother