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Bigva-i

Bigva-i [N] [H]

(happy ).

  1. "Children of Bigvai," 2056 (Neh. 2067) in number, returned from the captivity with Zerubbabel, ( Ezra 2:14 ; Nehemiah 7:19 ) and 72 of them at a later date with Ezra. ( Ezra 8:14 ) (B.C. 536.)
  2. Apparently one of the chiefs of Zerubbabels expedition, ( Ezra 2:2 ; Nehemiah 7:7 ) whose family afterwards signed the covenant. ( Nehemiah 10:16 ) (B.C. 410.)

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Bigvai'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.