Besai [N] [S]

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

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Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Besai'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.


be'-si (becay, "downtrodden"):

The descendants of Besai (Nethinim) returned with Zerubbabel to Jerusalem (Ezra 2:49; Nehemiah 7:52 = Basthai, 1 Esdras 5:31).

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