Chanan

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   2605  
Original WordWord Origin
!nxfrom (02603)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
ChananNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
khaw-nawn'   Proper Name Masculine
 Definition
Canan or Hanan = "he is merciful"
  1. one of the chief people of the tribe of Benjamin
  2. last of the 6 sons of Azel, a descendant of Saul
  3. son of Maachah, one of David's mighty warriors
  4. father of some sons who returned from exile with Zerubbabel
  5. one of the Levites who assisted Ezra in his public exposition of the law
  6. one of the heads of the people who also sealed the covenant with Nehemiah
  7. another of the chief laymen who also sealed the covenant with Nehemiah
  8. son of Zaccur, grandson of Mattaniah whom Nehemiah made one of the storekeepers of the provisions collected as tithes. Same as 5 ?
  9. son of Igdaliah
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 12
Hanan 12
 
NAS Verse Count
1 Chronicles4
Ezra1
Nehemiah6
Jeremiah1


Total12
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Chanan". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .