Bakbukiah [N]

(wasting of Jehovah ), a Levite in the time of Nehemiah. ( Nehemiah 11:17 ; 12:9 ) (B.C. before 536.)

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

Bibliography Information

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


bak-bu-ki'-a baqbuqyah, ("the Lord pours out"):

(1) A Levite who "dwelt in Jerusalem" after the return from Babylon (Nehemiah 11:17).

(2) A Levite who returned with Zerubbabel to Jerusalem (Nehemiah 12:9).

(3) A Levite and porter keeping "the watch at the store-houses of the gates" (Nehemiah 12:25).

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