Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #1229: Baqbukyah (pronounced bak-book-yaw')

from 1228 and 3050; emptying (i.e. wasting) of Jah; Bakbukjah, an Israelite:--Bakbukiah.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:



Bakbukiah = "wasting of Jehovah"

1) a Levite in the time of Nehemiah

Part of Speech: noun proper masculine

Relation: from H1228 and H3050


This word is used 3 times:

Nehemiah 11:17: "to begin the thanksgiving in prayer: and Bakbukiah the second among his brethren, and Abda"
Nehemiah 12:9: " Also Bakbukiah and Unni, their brethren, were over against them in the watches."
Nehemiah 12:25: "Mattaniah, and Bakbukiah, Obadiah, Meshullam, Talmon, Akkub, were porters keeping"

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