Binnui

Binnui

Binnui (bĭnˈyo͞oī), in the Bible, Levitical name common in Ezra and Nehemiah. The following can probably be distinguished. 1 Levite with Zerubbabel. 2, 3 Men married to foreign wives. See also Bani (4.)
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In the early post-exilic period, when the name was very popular, perhaps because its meaning ('Yahweh has built') had an obvious appeal to the returning exiles, the two forms Bani ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) and Binnui ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) were common.
In Ezra 10: 38, the text is corrupt and Bani should not be read.) Binnui ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]): Ezra 8: 33; 10: 30, 38; Neh.
7:15 has Binnui. But the occurrences of both Bani (10: 29, 34) and Binnui (10: 38) in the list of clans in Ezra 10 may suggest that there were in fact two clans: Bani and Binnui.