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Anan
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Anan
Anan (עָנָן‎, anan). One of the leaders of the postexilic Jewish community who signed the written agreement to keep the law during the time of Ezra and Nehemiah (Neh 10:26).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Anan (Person)
ANAN (PERSON) [Heb ʿānān (עָנָן)]. A signatory to the code of Nehemiah and a lay leader of the people (Neh 10:26). The name comes from the Heb root ʿnn = “appear.” Along with Anani, who is mentioned in 1 Chr 3:24, the name may be an abbreviated form of the name Ananiah, who is a lay leader mentioned
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Anan
Anan. One of the chiefs of the people who set his seal on Ezra’s covenant to keep God’s Law during the post-exilic era (Neh 10:26).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Anan
ANAN One of the chiefs of the people who set his seal on Ezra’s covenant to keep God’s law during the postexilic era (Neh 10:26).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Anan
ANAN. One of the post-Exilic leaders who assisted Nehemiah in sealing the covenant with God (Neh 10:26).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Anan
Anan (Heb. ʿānān)One of the chiefs setting his seal to the renewed covenant under Nehemiah (Neh. 10:26).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Anan
Anan [āˊnən] (Heb. ˓ānān “cloud”). One of the chiefs setting his seal to the renewed covenant under Nehemiah (Neh. 10:26).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Anan
A´nan (a cloud), one of the “heads of the people” who signed the covenant with Nehemiah. Neh. 10:26. (b.c. 410.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Anan
A´NAN (āʹnan; a “cloud”). One of the chief Israelites who sealed the covenant on the return from Babylon (Neh. 10:26), 445 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Anan
Anancloud, one of the Israelites who sealed the covenant after the return from Babylon (Neh. 10:26).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Anan
ANAN [A nan] (a cloud) — a leader of the Israelites who sealed the covenant after returning from the Captivity (Neh. 10:26).
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