Bin'nui (Heb. Binnu'y, בַּנּיּי, a building), a frequent name after the exile. SEE BUNNI.
1. (Sept. Βανουϊv.) The head of one of the families of Israelites, whose followers to the number of 648 returned from Babylon (Ne 7:15). In Ezr 2:10 he is called BANI SEE BANI (q.v.), and his retainers are numbered at 642.
2. (Sept. Βανί, Βαναίου, and Βανουϊv) A Levite, son of Henadad, who returned with Zerubbabel from Babylon, B.C. 536 (Ne 12:8); he also (if the same) assisted in repairing the walls of Jerusalem, B.C. 446 (Ne 3:24), and joined in the religious' covenant, B.C. 410 (Ne 10:9).
3. (Sept. Βαναϊvα.) The father of the Levite Noadiah, who was one of those that assisted in weighing the silver and gold designed for the divine service on the restoration from Babylon (Ezr 8:33). B.C. 459.
4. (Sept. Βανουϊv.) One of the "sons" of Pahathmoab, who put away his Gentile wife on the return from Babylon (Ezr 10:30). B.C. 458.
5. Another Israelite, one of the "sons" of Bani, who did the same (Ezr 10:38). B.C. 458.