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Machnadebai
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Machnadebai, Son of Binnui
Machnadebai, Descendant of Binnui (מַכְנַדְבַי‎, makhnadvay). A member of the family of Binnui in the postexilic Jewish community. Machnadebai was listed among those who agreed to Ezra’s demand to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:40).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Machnadebai (Person)
MACHNADEBAI (PERSON) [Heb maknadĕbay (מַכְנַדְבַי)]. A descendant of Binnui and one of the returned exiles whom Ezra required to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:40; 1 Esdr 9:34). According to Noth, this name is actually a corruption of Heb mibbĕnê, “from the sons of” (IPN, 249). If that is true,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Machnadebai
Machnadebai. Bani’s son, who obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce his foreign wife during the postexilic era (Ez 10:40).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Machnadebai
Machnadebai mak-nadʹə-bī [Heb. maḵnaḏeḇay] (Ezr. 10:40); NEB MAKNADEBAI. A son of Binnui; one of the Israelites who were required to divorce their foreign wives. Machnadebai is unusual as a Hebrew name form, and the text may be corrupt. Some have conjectured, on the basis of the LXX of the parallel
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Machnadebai
MACHNADEBAI* A son of Bani (Binnui), who obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce his foreign wife during the postexilic era (Ezr 10:40).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Machnadebai
MACHNADEBAI. A son of Bani, who heeded the call of Ezra to put away his non-Jewish wife during the extensive effort of Ezra (458–457 b.c.) to prevent the Jews who had returned from Captivity from being engulfed by a pagan and non-Jewish population (Ezr 10:40).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Machnadebai
Machnadebai (Heb. maḵnaḏĕḇay)A descendant of Binnui, an Israelite required to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:40).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Machnadebai
Machnadebai [măk nădˊə bī] (Heb. maḵnaḏeḇay).† An Israelite required to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:40). The RSV reads the name in the parallel account at 1 Esdr. 9:34 (Gk. Mamnitanaimos; KJV “Mamnitanaimus”; cf. RSV mg.).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Machua-deba-i
Machua-de´ba-i (what is like the liberal?), one of the sons of Bani who put away his foreign wife at Ezra’s command. Ezra 10:40.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Machnadebai
MACHNADE´BAI (mach-na-deʹbī; “what is like the liberal?”). An Israelite of the “sons” of Bani who put away his Gentile wife after the captivity (Ezra 10:40), 456 b.c. See Macnadebai.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Machnadebai
MACHNADEBAI [mak NAD eh bye] — a son of Bani who divorced his pagan wife after the Captivity (Ezra 10:34, 40).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
MACHNADEBAI
MACHNADEBAI<mak-nad’-e-bi>, <mak-na-de’-bi> (מַכְנַדַּבַי‎ [makhnaddebhay]): Son of Bani, one of those who married foreign wives (Ezr 10:40).
See also
Relatives
Binnui Father
Shimei Brother
Shallum Brother
Adaiah Brother
Shelemiah Brother
Shelemiah Brother
Shemariah Brother
Shashai Brother
Sharai Brother