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Lebanah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Lebana
Lebana (לְבָנָה‎, levanah). Eponymous ancestor of a family of temple servants (Ezra 2:45; Neh 7:48).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Lebana (Person)
LEBANA (PERSON) [Heb lĕbānâ (לְבָנָה)]. The name of a family of temple-servants who returned to Palestine with Zerubbabel shortly after 538 b.c.e., the end of the Babylonian exile. The name appears in Ezra 2:45 in the phrase “the sons of Lebanah” (Gk labanō), where the temple-servants are distinguished
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Lebana, Lebanah
Lebana, Lebanah. Head of a family that returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel following the exile (Ezr 2:45, Lebanah; Neh 7:48).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Lebana, Lebanah
Lebana, Lebanah lə-bāʹnə, lə-bäʹnə [Heb. leḇānâ; Gk. Labana (1 Esd. 5:29)]. Head of a family of returning exiles. The variant spellings in the English versions are curious, since the same person is obviously meant in all the texts. The NEB transliterations are stricter—Lebanah in the OT and Labana
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Lebana, Lebanah
LEBANA*, LEBANAH Head of a family who returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel following the exile (Ezr 2:45; Neh 7:48).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Lebana, Lebanah
LEBANA, LEBANAH. The head of a family of Nethinim returning from Babylon with Zerubbabel about 538 b.c. (Ezr 2:45; Neh 7:48).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Lebana, Lebanah
Lebana, Lebanah (Heb. lĕḇānâ)The head of a family of temple servants whose descendants returned with Zerubbabel from captivity in Babylon (Ezra 2:45; 1 Esdr. 5:29, “Lebanah”; Neh. 7:48, “Lebana”).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Lebana, Lebanah
Lebana, Lebanah [lə bāˊnə] (Heb. leḇānâ “white”; Gk. Labana). The head of a family of temple servants whose descendants returned with Zerubbabel from captivity in Babylon (Ezra 2:45, “Lebana”; Neh. 7:48, “Lebanah”; 1 Esdr. 5:29; KJV “Labana”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Lebana
Leb´ana (white), one of the Nethinim whose descendants returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel. Neh. 7:48. He is called
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Lebanah
LEB´ANAH (lebʹa-na), Leba´nah (le-baʹna; “white,” poetically “the moon”). A Temple servant whose descendants returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:45; Neh. 7:48), about 536 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Lebanah
LEBANAH [lih BAY nuh] (whiteness) — the head of a family of Nethinim (temple servants). Some of his descendants returned from the Captivity with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:45). The name is also spelled Lebana (Neh. 7:48).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
LABANA
LABANA<lab’-a-na> ([Λαβανά, Labana], 1 Esdras 5:29): Called Lebanah in Ezra 2:45.
LEBANA
LEBANA<le-ba’-na>, <leb’-a-na> (לְבָנָא‎ [lebhana’]), or family of returning exiles (Ezra 2:45; Nehemiah 7:48; compare 1 Esdras 5:29).
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