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Holman Bible Dictionary
(zab' bi) An abbreviated personal name perhaps meaning, “pure.” 1. A son of Bebai who promised Ezra he would put away his foreign wife (Ezra 10:28
. The father of Baruch who worked on the wall of Jerusalem with Nehemiah (Nehemiah 3:20
). Some say that 1. and 2. may be the same person. The early scribal note (qere
) in Nehemiah writes the name, Zaccai.
These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.
Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Zabbai'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/z/zabbai.html. 1991.