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HEBREW: 902 ywgb Bigvay
NAVE: Bigvai
SMITH: BIGVAI
ISBE: BIGVAI
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Bigvai

In Bible versions:

Bigvai: NET AVS NIV NRSV NASB TEV
a leader of some who returned from exile with Zerubbabel
forefather of a clan of returnees with Zerubbabel and Ezra
an Israelite chief pledged to obey God's law

in my body

Hebrew

Strongs #0902: ywgb Bigvay

Bigvai = "in my bodies"

1) an exile who returned under Zerubbabel, perhaps the head of a family

902 Bigvay big-vah'ee

probably of foreign origin; Bigvai, an Israelite:-Bigvai.

Bigvai [NAVE]

BIGVAI, head of Jewish family, Ezra 2:2; 8:14; Neh. 7:7, 19; 10:16.

BIGVAI [SMITH]

(happy).
  1. "Children of Bigvai," 2056 (Neh. 2067) in number, returned from the captivity with Zerubbabel, (Ezra 2:14; Nehemiah 7:19) and 72 of them at a later date with Ezra. (Ezra 8:14) (B.C. 536.)
  2. Apparently one of the chiefs of Zerubbabel?s expedition, (Ezra 2:2; Nehemiah 7:7) whose family afterwards signed the covenant. (Nehemiah 10:16) (B.C. 410.)

BIGVAI [ISBE]

BIGVAI - big'-va-i (bighway; Baogei, Bagoua):

(1) The head of one of the families who returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel (Ezr 2:2; Neh 7:7), having a large number of his retainers (2,056, according to Ezr 2:14; 2,067, according to Neh 7:19), besides 72 males later under Ezra (8:14).

(2) One of those who subscribed the covenant with Nehemiah (10:16).




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