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VANIAH (va-nī'a, Heb. wanyâh, meaning unknown). A son of Bani who in response to Ezra’s request gave up his Gentile wife (Ezra.10.36).

VANIAH və nī’ ə (וַנְיָ֥ה). A son of Bani who put away his foreign wife in the time of Ezra (Ezra 10:36; 1 Esd 9:34 KJV, ASV ANOS).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

A son of Bani, who had married a foreign wife (Ezr 10:36). The text is, however, doubtful. The Septuagint Codex Vaticanus has Ouiechoa; Codex Sinaiticus Ouierecho; Codex Alexandrinus Ouounia, Lucian Ouania.