neth-a-ni'-a (nethanyahu, "Yah has given"; Nathanias):

(1) An Asaphite musician (1 Chronicles 25:2,12).

(2) A Levite who accompanied the princes sent by Jehoshaphat to teach in the cities of Judah (2 Chronicles 17:8).

(3) The father of Jehudi (Jeremiah 36:14).

(4) The father of Ishmael, the murderer of Gedaliah (Jeremiah 40:8,14,15; 41:11; 2 Kings 25:23,25). Some manuscripts of Septuagint read here Maththanias.

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