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Smith's Bible Dictionary



(1.) "Sons of Bebai," 628 in number, returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel (Deuteronomy 2:11; Nehemiah 7:16). (B.C. 536) and at a later period twenty‐eight more under Zechariah, son of Bebai, returned with Ezra (Ezra 8:11). Four of this family had taken foreign wives (Ezra 10:28). The name occurs also among those who sealed the covenant (Nehemiah 10:15).

(2.) Father of Zechariah, who was the leader of the twenty‐eight men of his tribe mentioned above.

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