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Azaniah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Azaniah
Azaniah (אֲזַנְיָה‎, azanyah). A Levite mentioned only as the father of Jeshua, one of the witnesses to the covenant to keep the law made by the community under Nehemiah (Neh 10:9).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Azaniah (Person)
AZANIAH (PERSON) [Heb ʾăzanyâ (אֲזַנְיָה)]. A Levite and the father of Jeshua, who was a signatory to the code of Nehemiah (Neh 10:10—Eng 10:9). The name is most likely a shortened form of ʾăzanyāhû which means “Yahweh has heard” (Fowler 1988: 156, 335).BibliographyFowler, J. D. 1988. Theophoric
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Azaniah
Azaniah. Jeshua’s father. Jeshua was a Levite who signed Ezra’s covenant of faithfulness to God with Nehemiah and others after the exile (Neh 10:9).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Azaniah
Azaniah az-ə-nīʹə [Heb. azanyâ—‘Yahweh has heard’]. A son of Jeshua, a Levite who signed the covenant of Nehemiah (Neh. 10:9).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Azaniah
AZANIAH Jeshua’s father. Jeshua was a Levite who signed Ezra’s covenant of faithfulness to God with Nehemiah and others after the exile (Neh 10:9).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Azaniah
AZANIAH. A Levite, son of Jeshua, who signed the covenant after the Exile (Neh 10:9).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Azaniah
Azaniah (Heb. ʾăzanyâ)The father of Jeshua the Levite, who set his seal to the renewed covenant made under Nehemiah (Neh. 10:9 [MT 10]).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Azaniah
Azaniah [ăzˊə nīˊə] (Heb. ˒azanyâ; “the Lord has heard”). The father of Jeshua the Levite, who set his seal to the renewed covenant made under Nehemiah (Neh. 10:9).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Azaniah
Azani´ah (whom the Lord hears), the father or immediate ancestor of Jeshua the Levite, in the time of Nehemiah. Neh. 10:9.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Azaniah
AZANI´AH (az-a-nīʹa; “whom Jehovah hears”). The father of Jeshua, who was one of the Levites that subscribed the sacred covenant after the Exile (Neh. 10:9), 445 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Azaniah
AZANIAH [AZ ah NIE ah] (the Lord has heard) — a Levite who sealed the covenant under Nehemiah (Neh. 10:9).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
AZANIAH
AZANIAH<az-a-ni’-a> אֲזַנְיָה‎ [’azanyah], “Yahweh has given ear”): A son of Jeshua, a Levite who signed the covenant (Nehemiah 10:9).
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Relatives
Joshua Son
Jehozabad Grandson
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