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the Lord is my strength. (1.) The son of Bukki, and a descendant of Aaron (1 Chr. 6:5, 51; Ezra 7:4). (2.) A grandson of Issachar (1 Chr. 7:2, 3). (3.) A son of Bela, and grandson of Benjamin (1 Chr. 7:7). (4.) A Benjamite, a chief in the tribe (1 Chr. 9:8). (5.) A son of Bani. He had the oversight of the Levites after the return from captivity (Neh. 11:22). (6.) The head of the house of Jedaiah, one of "the chief of the priests" (Neh. 12:19). (7.) A priest who assisted in the dedication of the walls of Jerusalem (Neh. 12:42).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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