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Alnathan

ALNATHAN

al'-na-than (Alnathan, "God has given," the Revised Version (British and American) ELNATHAN):

Apocryphal name of a person (1 Esdras 8:44) corresponding to Elnathan of Ezra 8:16. He was one of the learned men summoned by Ezra, as he was beginning his journey to Jerusalem, and sent to Iddo to ask for ministers for the house of Yahweh.


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ALNATHAN'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.