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).


A. L. Breslich

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