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Ananiah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ananiah of Benjamin
Ananiah of Benjamin (עֲנָֽנְיָה‎, ananeyah). A village the tribe of Benjamin resettled after returning from the exile (Neh 11:32).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ananiah (Place)
ANANIAH (PLACE) (Heb ʿănanyâ (עֲנַנְיָה)). One of the villages in the territory of Benjamin where the children of Benjamin lived after the return from exile in Babylon (Neh 11:32). Though the verse that lists Ananiah among the Benjaminite towns is missing from the LXX, it appears as Gk Anania in the
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ananiah (Place)
Ananiah (Place). Town in Benjamin’s territory after the exile (Neh 11:32) which may have become the Bethany of the NT (“Bethany” is a contraction of Beth-ananiah.)
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ananiah (Place)
ANANIAH (Place) Town in Benjamin’s territory after the exile (Neh 11:32) that may have become the Bethany of the NT (“Bethany” is a contraction of Beth-ananiah).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ananiah (Place)
Ananiah (Heb. ʿănanyâ) (PLACE)A town which the Benjaminites resettled after the Exile (Neh. 11:32), perhaps el-ʿAzarɩ̂yeh (biblical Bethany; 174131), ca. 3 km. (2 mi.) E of Jerusalem.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ananiah (Place)
ANANIAH [ănˊə nīˊə] (Heb. ˓ananyâ “Yahweh has revealed himself” [?]) (PLACE). A town which the Benjaminites resettled after the Exile (Neh. 11:32), perhaps el-˓Azarîyeh (biblical Bethany), about 3 km. (2 mi.) east of Jerusalem.
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Bethany; Beth-Hanania
BETHANY; BETH-HANANIA A village on the eastern slope of the Mount of Olives (Mark 11:1), identified by some with biblical Ananiah (Neh. 11:32) and prominent in the events of the New Testament. Jesus left Jerusalem after his triumphant entry and spent the night here (Matt. 21:17). The last halt on the
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ananiah
Anani´ah, a place, named between Nob and Hazor, in which the Benjamites lived after their return from captivity. Neh. 11:32.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ananiah
ANANI´AH (an-a-nīʹa; “protected by Jehovah”).1. The father of Maaseiah and grandfather of Azariah. The latter repaired a portion of the wall of Jerusalem after the return from exile (Neh. 3:23), about 445 b.c.2. The name of a town in Benjamin, mentioned as inhabited after the captivity (Neh. 11:32),
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Ananiah
AnaniahAnaniah (an-ah-nīʹah). 1 One of the rebuilders of Jerusalem’s walls under Nehemiah (Neh. 3:23). 2 A postexilic Benjaminite city probably to be identified with Bethany (Neh. 11:32).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ananiah
ANANIAH [an uh NYE uh] — the name of a person and a place:1. An ancestor of Azariah (Neh. 3:23).2. A town in Benjamin (Neh. 11:32).
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