Baanah

Baanah (Bay´uh-nuh)

1 A Benjaminite commander of a group of soldiers under Ishbosheth, Saul’s son. He and his brother Rechab killed Ishbosheth and took his head to David, thinking David would be pleased at the removal of this threat to his newly established rule. Instead, David was angry at their treachery and ordered them both killed, mutilated, and publicly displayed (2Sam 4). 2 The father of Heleb (Heled), one of David’s fighting men (2Sam 23:29). 3 One who returned with Zerubbabel from the Babylonian captivity (Neh 7:7), probably the same one who signed the covenant to keep the law (Neh 10:27); he is possibly the same person elsewhere called Baana, whose son helped rebuild the Fish Gate in Jerusalem (Neh 3:4).

2Sam 4

Ishbaal Assassinated
1When Saul's son Ishbaal heard that Abner had died at Hebron, his courage failed, and all Israel was dismayed.2Saul's son had two captains ... View more

2Sam 23:29

29Heleb son of Baanah of Netophah; Ittai son of Ribai of Gibeah of the Benjaminites;

Neh 7:7

7They came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Azariah, Raamiah, Nahamani, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispereth, Bigvai, Nehum, Baanah.
The number of the Israelite peopl ... View more

Neh 10:27

27Malluch, Harim, and Baanah.

Neh 3:4

4Next to them Meremoth son of Uriah son of Hakkoz made repairs. Next to them Meshullam son of Berechiah son of Meshezabel made repairs. Next to them Zadok son o ... View more

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