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Anaiah

Anaiah [N]

(whom Jehovah answers ).

  1. Probably a priest. ( Nehemiah 8:4 )
  2. One of the "heads of the people" who signed the covenant with Nehemiah. ( Nehemiah 10:22 )

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Anaiah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

ANAIAH

an-a-i'-a, a-ni'-a (`anayah, "Yah has answered"):

(1) a Levite who assisted Ezr in reading the law to the people (Nehemiah 8:4), perhaps the person called Ananias in Esdras 9:43.

(2) One of those who sealed the covenant (Nehemiah 10:22). He may have been the same as Anaiah (1).


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