Character Study on Binnui

Character Study on Binnui

Ezra 8: Now on the fourth day was the silver and the gold and the vessels weighed in the house of our God by the hand of Meremoth the son of Uriah the priest; and with him was Eleazar the son of Phinehas; and with them was Jozabad the son of Jeshua, and Noadiah the son of Binnui, Levites;
Ezra 10: And of the sons of Pahathmoab; Adna, and Chelal, Benaiah, Maaseiah, Mattaniah, Bezaleel, and Binnui, and Manasseh.
Ezra 10: And Bani, and Binnui, Shimei,
Nehemiah 3: After him repaired Binnui the son of Henadad another piece, from the house of Azariah unto the turning of the wall, even unto the corner.
Nehemiah 7: The children of Binnui, six hundred forty and eight.
Nehemiah 10: And the Levites: both Jeshua the son of Azaniah, Binnui of the sons of Henadad, Kadmiel;
Nehemiah 12: Moreover the Levites: Jeshua, Binnui, Kadmiel, Sherebiah, Judah, and Mattaniah, which was over the thanksgiving, he and his brethren.

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Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Binnui
1. Ezra 8:33.

2. Ezra 10:30.

3. Ezra 10:38.

4. Nehemiah 3:24; Nehemiah 10:9; Nehemiah 12:8.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Binnui
(bihn' nyoo i) Personal name meaning, “built.” 1. A Levite who assured the Temple treasures Ezra brought back from Exile were correctly inventoried (Ezra 8:33 ). 2 . Two men who divorced foreign wives when Ezra sought to remove temptation to idolatry and purify the community (Ezra 10:30 ,Ezra 10:30,10:38 ). 3 . Man who helped Nehemiah repair the wall of Jerusalem (Nehemiah 3:24 ). 4 . Clan leader of 648 members who returned with Zerubbabel from Babylon about 537 B.C. (Nehemiah 7:15 ; Ezra 2:10 —spells it “Bani” with 642 people). 5. Levite who sealed Nehemiah's covenant to obey God's law (Nehemiah 10:9 ). Could be same as any of the above. He came up with Zerubbabel from Babylonian Exile (Nehemiah 12:8 ).



Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Binnui
BINNUI (‘a building’). 1 . Head of a family that returned with Zerub. ( Nehemiah 7:15 = Bani of Ezra 2:10 ). 2 . A Levite ( Ezra 8:33 [prob. = Bani of Nehemiah 8:7 and Bunni of Nehemiah 9:4 ], Nehemiah 12:8 ). 3 . A son of Pahath-moab ( Ezra 10:30 = Balnuus of 1E Esther 9:31 ). 4 . A son of Bani who had married a foreign wife ( Ezra 10:38 ). There appears to be a confusion in some instances between the similar names Binnul, Bani, Bigvai.

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Binnui
Several of this name who returned from exile, two of whom had married strange wives. Ezra 8:33 ; Ezra 10:30,38 ; Nehemiah 3:24 ; Nehemiah 7:15 ; Nehemiah 10:9 ; Nehemiah 12:8 .

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Binnui
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Bavai - NRSV, NIV read Binnui on basis of 1 Chronicles 3:24 and other textual evidence. See Binnui
Sabannus - SABANNUS ( 1Es 8:53 ) = Binnui , Ezra 8:35
Bannus - 1Es 9:34 = either Bani or Binnui of Ezra 10:38
Balnuus - Esther 9:31 Esther 9:31 = Binnui of Ezra 10:30
Eliali - The name either corresponds to Binnui in Ezra 10:38 or is unrepresented there
Bavvai - The son of Henadad ( Nehemiah 3:18 ); rebuilt a portion of the wall of Jerusalem; called in Nehemiah 3:24 Binnui
no-Adi'ah -
A Levite, son of Binnui who with Meremoth, Eleazar and Jozabad weighed the vessels of gold and silver belonging to the temple which were brought back from Babylon
Binnui - Binnui (‘a building’)
ba'ni - [Binnui ; MANI] ... An Israelite "of the sons of Bani
Bani - Nehemiah 7:15 spells the name Binnui and says 648 returned