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Easton's Bible Dictionary


built. (1.) 1Ch 6:46. (2.) One of David's thirty-seven warriors, a Gadite (2Sa 23:36). (3.) Ezr 2:10; 10:29,34,38. (4.) A Levite who was prominent in the reforms on the return from Babylon (Neh 8:7; 9:4,5). His son Rehum took part in rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem (Neh 3:17).

International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia


ba'-ni (bani, "posterity"):

(1) A Gadite, one of David's mighty men (2Sa 23:36).

(2) A Levite whose son was appointed for service in the tabernacle at David's time (1Ch 6:46).

(3) A Judahite whose son lived in Jerusalem after the captivity (1Ch 9:4).

(4) The descendants of Bani (called Binnui, Ne 7:15) returned with Zerubbabel (Ezr 2:10) and had taken "strange wives" (Ezr 10:29).

(5) Bani who had taken a "strange wife" (Ezr 10:38) mentioned with his brothers, the sons of Bani who also had taken "strange wives" (Ezr 10:34).

(6) Son of Bani, a Levite and builder (Ne 3:17).

(7) Bani, who instructed the people at Ezra's time (Ne 8:7).

(8) Three Levites mentioned in connection with the temple worship at Ezra's time (Ne 9:4,5).

(9) A Levite who sealed the covenant with Ne (Ne 10:13).

(10) A leader of the people who also signed the covenant (Ne 10:14).

(11) One whose son Uzzi was overseer of the Levites at Jerusalem (Ne 11:22).

Written by Arthur L. Breslich


Smith's Bible Dictionary



(1.) A Gadite, one of David's mighty men (2 Samuel 23:36). (B.C. 1046)

(2.) A Levite of the line of Merari, and forefather to Ethan (1 Chronicles 6:46).

(3.) A man of Judah of the line of Pharez (1 Chronicles 9:4).

(4.) "Children of Bani" returned from captivity with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:10; 10:29, 34; Nehemiah 10:14; 1 Esdras 5:12). SEE [BINNUI].

(5.) An Israelite "of the sons of Bani." (Ezra 10:38).

(6.) A Levite (Nehemiah 3:17).

(7.) A Levite (Nehemiah 8:7; 9:4, 5; 10:13).

(8.) Another Levite, of the sons of Asaph (Nehemiah 11:22).


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