Zabbai, Descendant of Bebai (זַבַּי, zabbay). A priest and member of the family of Bebai in the postexilic Jewish community. Zabbai was listed among those who agreed to Ezra’s demand to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:28).
ZACCAI (PERSON) [Heb zakkāy (זַכָּי)]. Var. CHORBE. Head of a family of Babylonian exiles who are listed as returnees under the leadership of Zerubbabel and others (Ezra 2:9 [= Neh 7:14 = 1 Esdr 5:12]). In place of the name Zaccai, the list in 1 Esdras gives the form CHORBE. For discussion of the Ezra
ZABBAI (PERSON) [Heb zabbay (זַבַּי)]. 1. A descendant of Bebai and one of the returned exiles whom Ezra required to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:28 = 1 Esdr 9:28). Noth claims that Zabbai is a shortened form of a name derived from the Aramaic root zbd, “gift”—a name much more prevalent in the postexilic
Zabbai. 1. Bebai’s son and one of the priests who divorced his foreign wife at Ezra’s command (Ezr 10:28).2. Father of Baruch. Baruch repaired a section of the Jerusalem wall during Nehemiah’s day (Neh 3:20).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Zaccaizakʹī [Heb. zakkay—‘Yahweh has remembered’ (?); perhaps a shortened form of Zechariah]. Head of a family of 760 people who returned from exile with Zerubbabel (Ezr. 2:9; Neh. 7:14).See IP, pp. 39, 187.
ZABBAI1. Bebai’s son and one of the priests who divorced his foreign wife at Ezra’s command (Ezr 10:28).2. Father of Baruch. Baruch repaired a section of the Jerusalem wall during Nehemiah’s day (Neh 3:20).
Zab´ba-i (pure).1. One of the descendants of Bebai, who had married a foreign wife in the days of Ezra. Ezra 10:28. (b.c. 458.)2. Father of Baruch, who assisted Nehemiah in rebuilding the city wall. Neh. 3:20. (b.c. before 446.)
ZAB´BAI (zabʹī).1. One of the “sons” of Bebai, who divorced his Gentile wife (Ezra 10:28), 456 b.c.2. Father of the Baruch who assisted in repairing the walls of Jerusalem after the Exile (Neh. 3:20), 445 b.c.
ZABBAI [ZAB ay eye] — the name of one or two men in the Old Testament:1. One of the sons, or descendants, of Bebai (Ezra 10:28). Zabbai divorced his pagan wife after the Captivity.2. The father of a certain Baruch (Neh. 3:20). Baruch helped repair the wall of Jerusalem after the Captivity. Zabbai may