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Ananiah (builder)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ananiah, Father of Maaseiah
Ananiah, Father of Maaseiah (עֲנָֽנְיָה‎, ananeyah). The grandfather of one of the builders who repaired the walls of Jerusalem after returning from the exile (Neh 3:23).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ananiah (Person)
ANANIAH (PERSON) [Heb ʿănanyâ (עֲנַנְיָה)]. Father of Maaseiah, whose son, Azariah, was involved in the repair and reconstruction of Jerusalem’s walls under the direction of Nehemiah (Neh 3:23). He is identified by some scholars with Anan, who is mentioned in Neh 10:26, and with Anani, who is mentioned
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ananiah (Person)
Ananiah (Person). Azariah’s grandfather. Azariah was one of three men who repaired the Jerusalem wall near their homes after the exile (Neh 3:23).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ananiah (Person)
ANANIAH (Person) Azariah’s grandfather. Azariah was one of three men who repaired the Jerusalem wall near their homes after the exile (Neh 3:23).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Ananiah
Ananiah (an´uh-ni´uh).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).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ananiah
ANANIAH1. The father of Maaseiah and grandfather of Azariah (Neh 3:23), the grandson assisting in the rebuilding of a section of the wall of Jerusalem.2. A town in the territory of Benjamin (Neh 11:32) which was inhabited by Jews after the Exile. It is possibly to be identified with Bethany (“house
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ananiah
Ananiah (Heb. ʿănanyâ) (PERSON)The father of Maaseiah, whose son Azariah assisted in rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem (Neh. 3:23).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ananiah (Person)
ANANIAH [ănˊə nīˊə] (Heb. ˓ananyâ “Yahweh has revealed himself”[?]) (PERSON). The father of Maaseiah, whose son Azariah assisted in the rebuilding of the walls of Jerusalem (Neh. 3:23).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ananiah
Anani´ah (protected by Jehovah), probably a priest, and ancestor of Azariah, who assisted in rebuilding the city wall in the days of Nehemiah. Neh. 3:23. (b.c. before 446.)
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),
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Ananiah
Ananiahprotected by Jehovah, the name of a town in the tribe of Benjamin between Nob and Hazor (Neh. 11:32). It is probably the modern Beit Hanina, a small village 3 miles north of Jerusalem.
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Relatives
Maaseiah Son
Azariah Grandson