Hanan

Hanan [N] [H] [S]

merciful.

  • A Benjamite ( 1 Chronicles 8:23 ).
  • One of David's heroes ( 1 Chronicles 11:43 ).
  • Jeremiah 35:4 .
  • A descendant of Saul ( 1 Chronicles 8:38 ).
  • One of the Nethinim ( Ezra 2:46 ).
  • One of the Levites who assisted Ezra ( Nehemiah 8:7 ).
  • One of the chiefs who subscribed the covenant ( Nehemiah 10:22 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    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
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

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

  • Hanan [N] [E] [S]

    full of grace
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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

    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Hanan'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    Hanan [N] [E] [H]

    (merciful ).

    1. One of the chief people of the tribe of Benjamin. ( 1 Chronicles 8:23 )
    2. The last of the six sons of Azel, a descendant of Saul. ( 1 Chronicles 8:38 ; 9:44 ) (B.C. 588.)
    3. "Son of Maachah," i.e. possibly a Syrian of Aram-maachah, one of the heroes of Davids guard. ( 1 Chronicles 11:43 ) (B.C. 1046).
    4. The sons of Hanan were among the Nethinim who returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel. ( Ezra 2:46 ; Nehemiah 7:49 ) (B.C. 536).
    5. One of the Levites who assisted Ezra in his public exposition of the law. ( Nehemiah 8:7 ) (B.C. 446.) The same person is probably mentioned in ch. ( Nehemiah 10:10 )
    6. One of the "heads" of "the people," who also sealed the covenant. ( Nehemiah 10:22 ) (B.C. 410.)
    7. Another of the chief laymen on the same occasion. ( Nehemiah 10:26 )
    8. Son of Zaccur, son of Mattaniah, whom Nehemiah made one of the store. keepers of the provisions collected as tithes. ( Nehemiah 13:13 )
    9. Son of Igdaliah. ( Jeremiah 35:4 ) (B.C. 410.)

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

    Bibliography Information

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

    HANAN

    ha'-nan (chanan, "gracious"):

    (1) A chief of the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chronicles 8:23).

    (2) The youngest son of Azel, a descendant of Saul (1 Chronicles 8:38; 9:44).

    (3) One of David's mighty men of valor (1 Chronicles 11:43).

    (4) The head of a family of the Nethinim who returned with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:46; Nehemiah 7:49).

    (5) An assistant of Ezra in expounding the law (Nehemiah 8:7). Possibly the same person is referred to in Nehemiah 10:10 (11).

    (6) One of the four treasurers put in charge of the tithes by Nehemiah (Nehemiah 13:13).

    (7,8) Two who "sealed the covenant" on the eve of the restoration (Nehemiah 10:22),26 (27)).

    (9) A son of Igdaliah, "the man of God," whose sons had a chamber in the temple at Jerusalem (Jeremiah 35:4).

    Byron H. Dement


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