Βη- names
Βηβαί
  • Meaning: Bebai
  • Note: A town on the west coast of Israel (Judith 15:4)
  • Note: Leader of descendants who had foreign wives (1Esdras 9:29)
  • Note: One of the leaders of the people who endorsed Nehemiah's covenant (Neh 10:16)
  • Note: Ancestor of 623 people who were led out of captivity (1Esdras 5:13)
  • Note: Father of Zachariah (1Esdras 8:37)
Βηβί
  • Meaning: Bebai
  • Note: Leader of those who escorted 628 out of Babylon (Neh 7:16)
Βηθαβαρά
  • Parse: Noun: Nom Sing Fem
  • Meaning: Bethabara
  • Note: A place on the east bank of the Jordan where John was baptizing about 40 km from Nazareth (John 1:28)
  • Forms:
Βηθαγγαβαρίμ
  • Meaning: Beth-Aggabarim
  • Note: Transliteration of which means house of the mighty men (Neh 3:16)
Βηθαγλά
  • Meaning: Beth Hoglah
  • Note: City in the territory of Benjamin (Josh 18:21)
Βηθαζαρία
  • Meaning: Beth-Azariah
  • Note: House of Azariah (Neh 3:24)
Βηθαλαμίν
  • Meaning: Bethalamin
  • Note: One of Solomon's governors (1Kings 4:9). Possibly a transliteration of meaning in Shaalbim
Βηθαναθινίμ
  • Meaning: Beth-Nethinim
  • Note: House of the Nethinim (Neh 3:31)
Βηθανία
  • Parse: Noun: Nom Sing Fem
  • Meaning: Bethany
  • Note: Village on the SE slope of the Mount of Olives about 3 km east of Jerusalem (Mark 11:1)
  • Forms:
Βηθαραβά
  • Meaning: Betharabah
  • Note: A town in the wilderness (Josh 15:61)
Βηθασμώθ
  • Meaning: Beth Azmaveth
  • Note: A town in the tribe of Judah, near Jerusalem (Neh 7:28)
Βηθαχάρμ
  • Meaning: Beth Haccerem
  • Note: A district ruled by Malchijah (Neh 3:14)
Βηθδαγών
  • Meaning: Beth-Dagon
  • Note: City in the territory of Judah (Josh 15:41)
Βηθελισούβ
  • Meaning: Beth-Eliashib
  • Note: House of Eliashib the high priest (Neh 3:20)
Βηθεσδά
  • Parse: Noun: indeclined Fem
  • Meaning: Bethesda
  • Note: Place near a pool of supposed healing (John 5:2)
Βηθήλ
  • Meaning: Bethel
  • Note: A place in Central Palestine, about 16 km north of Jerusalem (Neh 7:32)
Βηθζαίθ
  • Meaning: Beth-zaith
  • Note: Place where Bacchides slaughtered many Jews (1Macc 7:19)
Βηθζαθά
  • Parse: Noun: indeclined Fem
  • Meaning: Bethesda
  • Note: A pool near some colonnades where people anticipated healing when the water stirred (John 5:2)
Βηθλεέμ
  • Meaning: Bethlehem
  • Note: City in the hill country of Judah; originally called Ephrath (Gen 35:16; John 7:42)
Βηθλεεμίτης
  • Parse: Noun: Nom Sing Masc
  • Meaning: Bethlehemite
  • Note: A person from the city of Bethlehem (1Sam 15:18)
  • Forms:
Βηθμααλλών
  • Meaning: Beth Millo
  • Note: Name of a rampart in Shechem (Judg 9:20)
Βηθμααλών
  • Meaning: Beth Millo
  • Note: Name of a rampart in Shechem (Judg 9:6)
Βηθσαϊδά
Βηθσαϊδάν
  • Parse: Noun: indeclined Fem
  • Meaning: Bethsaida
  • Note: Town in Galilee on the west side of the Sea of Tiberias (Mark 6:45)
  • Note: City east of Jordan near an uncultivated field where Jesus fed the crowd (Mark 6:32; Luke 9:10)
  • Note: Scholars are divided regarding whether there are two places or only one called Bethsaida
  • Hebrew:
Βηθσεεδτά
  • Meaning: Beth Acacia
  • Note: Place to which the Midianites fled (Judg 7:22)
Βηθσούρ
  • Meaning: Beth Zur
  • Note: Place in the hill country of Judah near Halhul and Gedor (Neh 3:16)
Βηθφαγή
  • Parse: Noun: indeclined Fem
  • Meaning: Bethphage
  • Note: A place near the Mount of Olives on the road between Jerusalem and Jericho (Luke 19:29)
Βήλ
  • Meaning: Bel
  • Note: National idol god of the Babylonians (Bel 3)
Βηλά
  • Meaning: Bela
  • Note: LXX takes part of as a place (Num 34:11)
Βήλιον
  • Parse: Noun: Nom Sing Masc
  • Meaning: Bel
  • Note: National idol god of the Babylonians (Bel 22)
  • Forms:
Βῆλος
  • Parse: Noun: Nom Sing Masc
  • Meaning: Bel
  • Note: National god of the Babylonians (Jeremy 40)
  • Forms:
Βήν
  • Meaning: Ben
  • Note: Son
Βὴν-Ἰωνάθαν
  • Parse: Noun: Nom Sing Masc
  • Meaning: son of Jonathan
  • Note: Father of Obeth [MT text]; but Obeth is missing in LXX (1Esdras 8:32)
  • Forms:
Βηρβηθνεμά
  • Meaning: Berbethnema
  • Note: Solomon's district of Arubboth (1Kings 4:10)
  • Note: Transliteration of
Βηρότ
  • Meaning: Beroth, Berot
  • Note: Canaanite city by the name Beeroth (1Esdras 5:19)
Βηρσαβεέ
  • Meaning: Beersheba, Bathsheba, Bathshua
  • Note: Beersheba: city in the territory of the tribe of Simeon (Josh 19:2)
  • Note: Beersheba: city in the territory of Judah (Josh 15:28)
  • Note: Bathshua: wife of David, daughter of Ammiel (1Chron 3:5)
  • Note: Bathsheba: wife of David, daughter of Eliam (2Sam 11:3)
Βηρσαφής
  • Meaning: Bersaphes
  • Note: City in the territory of Issachar (Josh 19:21)
Βηρώθ
  • Meaning: Beeroth
  • Note: One of the four cities of the Hivites (Deut 10:6)
  • Note: Hebrew meaning well (Deut 10:6)
Βηρωθά
  • Meaning: Berothah
  • Note: City on the north border of Israel between Damascus and Hamath (Ezek 47:16)
  • Note: City of Hadadezer, king of Zobah (2Sam 8:8)
Βηρωθαῖος
  • Parse: Noun: Nom Sing Masc
  • Meaning: Berothite, Beerothite
  • Note: Resident of a town assigned to Benjamin (2Sam 4:2)
  • Forms:
Βησανά
  • Meaning: Bethel, Besana
  • Note: One of the cities of Benjamin in the valley of the Jordan and Dead Sea (Josh 18:22)
Βησί
  • Meaning: Bezai
  • Note: One of the leaders of the people who endorsed Nehemiah's covenant (Neh 10:19)
  • Note: Family of Nethinim who returned from Babylonian captivity (Neh 7:52)