[many Ez'bai, some Ezba'i] (Hebrews Ezbay', אֶזבִּי in pause אֶזבָּי, signif. uncertain; Sept. Α᾿ζβί v. R. Α᾿ζοβαί,Vulg. Asbai), the father of Naarai, which later was one of David's thirty heroes. (1Ch 11:37). B.C. 1046. In the parallel list (2Sa 23:30) the names are given "PAARAI the Arbite," which Kennicott decides to be a corruption of the reading in Chronicles (Dissertation, page 209).