|Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia|
be'-ba-i, beb'-a-i (bebhay; Septuagint Bebai, "fatherly"):
(1) Descendants of B: returned with Ezra to Jerusalem (Ezra 8:11 called Babi; 1 Esdras 8:37); one of these is Zechariah, the son of Bebai (Ezra 8:11, Zaeharias; 1 Esdras 8:37). 623 returned with Zerubbabel to Jerusalem (Ezra 2:11; 1 Esdras 5:13; Nehemiah 7:16 gives the number 628); some of these had married "strange wives" (Ezra 10:28; 1 Esdras 9:29).
(2) A chief of the people who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah (Nehemiah 10:15).
(3) An unknown town (Judith 15:4). Omitted in Codex Vaticanus and Vulgate (Jerome's Latin Bible, 390-405 A.D.)
Bebai (3 Occurrences)
Ezra 8:11 Of the sons of Bebai, Zechariah the son of Bebai; and with him twenty-eight males. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Ezra 10:28 Of the sons of Bebai: Jehohanan, Hananiah, Zabbai, Athlai. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Nehemiah 10:15 Bunni, Azgad, Bebai, (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)