[some Shoba'i] (Heb. Shobay', שֹׁבִי [but always in pause, as שֹׁבָי], taking captive [Gesen.], or glorious [Furst]; Sept. Σεβαϊv v.r. Σαβί, etc.), one of the heads of the Levitical family of doorkeepers of the Temple, whose posterity returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel (Ezr 2:42; Ne 7:45). B.C. long ante 536.