Ananiah

Ananiah [N] [S]

protected by Jehovah, the name of a town in the tribe of Benjamin between Nob and Hazor ( Nehemiah 11:32 ). It is probably the modern Beit Hanina, a small village 3 miles north of Jerusalem.

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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

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

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Ananiah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Ananiah [N] [E]

(protected by Jehovah ) probably a priest, and ancestor of Azariah, who assisted in rebuilding the city wall in the days of Nehemiah. ( Nehemiah 3:23 ) (B.C. before 446.)


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[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

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

Ananiah, [N] [E]

a place, named between Nob and Hazor, in which the Benjamites lived after their return from captivity. ( Nehemiah 11:32 )


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

Bibliography Information

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

ANANIAH

an-a-ni'-a `ananyah, ("Yah has covered"):

(1) Grandfather of Azariah. He assisted in repairing the walls of Jerusalem after his return from the exile (Nehemiah 3:23).

(2) A town of Benjamin mentioned in connection with Nob and Hazor (Nehemiah 11:32). It is commonly identified with Beit Hanina, between three and four miles North-Northwest from Jerusalem.


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