TOLBANES tol'-ba-nez, tol-ba'-nez (Tolbanes): One of the porters who had taken foreign wives (1 Esdras 9:25) = "Telem" of Ezra 10:24; perhaps identical with the porter Talmon (Nehemiah 12:25). Copyright Statement These files are public domain. Bibliography Information Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'TOLBANES'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.