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Jehohanan

JEHOHANAN

je-ho-ha'-nan (yehochanan, "Yahweh is (or has been) gracious"):

(1) A Korahite doorkeeper in David's reign, "son" of Meshelemiah (1 Chronicles 26:3). Septuagint, Luc, has "Jehonathan."

(2) One of the five captains over King Jehoshaphat's army (2 Chronicles 17:15), probably father of Ishmael, "son of Jehohanan" (2 Chronicles 23:1).

(3) Ezra 10:6 (the King James Version has "Johnnan") = "Johanan" of Nehemiah 12:22,23 = "Jonathan" of Nehemiah 12:11, "son" of Eliashib (Ezra 10:6; but "grandson" in Nehemiah 12:11). He was high priest in Ezra's time = "Jonas" in 1 Esdras 9:1 (the King James Version "Joanan").

(4) One of those who had married foreign wives (Ezra 10:28) = "Joannes" the Revised Version (British and American), "Johannes" the King James Version (1 Esdras 9:29).

(5) Son of Tobiah, the Ammonite, Nehemiah's opponent (Nehemiah 6:18, the King James Version "Johanan").

(6) Head of the priestly family of Amariah (Nehemiah 12:13).

(7) A priest present at the dedication of the walls of Jerusalem (Nehemiah 12:42).

(8) The name in the Hebrew of 2 Chronicles 28:12.

See JOHANAN, (7).

David Francis Roberts


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