Bebai
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Bebai

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Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bebai

(fatherly).

  1. "Sons of Bebai," 623 (Nehe 6:28) in number, returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel, (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.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BEBAI

be'-ba-i, beb'-a-i (bebhay; Septuagint Bebai, "fatherly"):

(1) Descendants of B: returned with Ezra to Jerusalem (Ezra 8:11 called Babi; 1 Esdras 8:37); one of these is Zechariah, the son of Bebai (Ezra 8:11, Zaeharias; 1 Esdras 8:37). 623 returned with Zerubbabel to Jerusalem (Ezra 2:11; 1 Esdras 5:13; Nehemiah 7:16 gives the number 628); some of these had married "strange wives" (Ezra 10:28; 1 Esdras 9:29).

(2) A chief of the people who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah (Nehemiah 10:15).

(3) An unknown town (Judith 15:4). Omitted in Codex Vaticanus and Vulgate (Jerome's Latin Bible, 390-405 A.D.)

Strong's Hebrew
893. Bebay -- an Israelite
... 892, 893. Bebay. 894 . an Israelite. Transliteration: Bebay Phonetic Spelling:
(bay-bah'ee) Short Definition: Bebai. ... NASB Word Usage Bebai (6). Bebai. ...
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Thesaurus
Bebai (3 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia BEBAI. be'-ba-i, beb'-ai (bebhay ... 390-405 AD).
Multi-Version Concordance Bebai (3 Occurrences). Ezra 8:11 ...
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Be'bai (5 Occurrences)
Be'bai. Bebai, Be'bai. Became . Multi-Version Concordance Be'bai (5 Occurrences).
Ezra 2:11 The children of Bebai, six hundred twenty-three. (See RSV). ...
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Twenty-eight (13 Occurrences)
... Ezra 8:11 Of the sons of Bebai, Zechariah the son of Bebai; and with him
twenty-eight males. ... Nehemiah 7:16 The children of Bebai, six hundred twenty-eight. ...
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Athlai (1 Occurrence)
... ATHLAI. ath'-la-i `athlay, ("afflicted?"): A Jew, the son of Bebai, who was influenced
by Ezra to put away his wife (Ezra 10:28). Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Eight (81 Occurrences)
... Ezra 8:11 Of the sons of Bebai, Zechariah the son of Bebai; and with him
twenty-eight males. ... Nehemiah 7:16 The children of Bebai, six hundred twenty-eight. ...
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Zechari'ah (51 Occurrences)
... fifty. (See RSV). Ezra 8:11 And of the sons of Bebai, Zechariah the son
of Bebai; and with him twenty and eight males. (See RSV). ...
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Hananiah (28 Occurrences)
... (8) A son of Zerubbabel (1 Chronicles 3:19, 21). (9) A Levite, one of the sons of
Bebai, one of those who married foreign wives (Ezra 10:28; APC 1Esdras 9:29). ...
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Males (51 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS). Ezra 8:11 Of the sons of Bebai,
Zechariah the son of Bebai; and with him twenty-eight males. ...
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628 (1 Occurrence)
... Multi-Version Concordance 628 (1 Occurrence). Nehemiah 7:16 The children
of Bebai, six hundred twenty-eight. (See NAS NIV). ...
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623 (1 Occurrence)
... Multi-Version Concordance 623 (1 Occurrence). Ezra 2:11 The children
of Bebai, six hundred twenty-three. (See NAS NIV). ...
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