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Bani

Bani [N] [S]

built.

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

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Bani". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Bani [N] [E]

    (built ).

    1. A Gadite, one of Davids 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 ; Ezra 10:29 Ezra 10:34 ; Nehemiah 10:14 ) 1 Esd. 5:12. [BINNUI; MANI]
    5. An Israelite "of the sons of Bani." ( Ezra 10:38 )
    6. A Levite. ( Nehemiah 3:17 )
    7. A Levite. ( Nehemiah 8:7 ; Nehemiah 9:4 Nehemiah 9:5 ; 10:13 )
    8. Another Levite, of the sons of Asaph. ( Nehemiah 11:22 )

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

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

    BANI

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    See BINNUI.

    A. L. Breslich


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    Bibliography Information
    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'BANI'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.