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Azzur (father of Hananiah)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Azzur, Father of Hananiah
Azzur, Father of Hananiah (עַזּוּר‎, azzur). Father of Hananiah, a false prophet who opposed Jeremiah (Jer 28:1).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Azzur (Person)
AZZUR (PERSON) [Heb ʿazzûr (עַזּוּר‎)]. 1. The father of Hananiah, the prophet from Gibeon (Jer 28:1). Whether a court prophet or not, Hananiah appears to have been well-known and a leader of a pro-royalist movement in the days of Zedekiah (Jer 28:1–17).2. The father of Jaazaniah, one of the princes
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Azur
Azur. kjv form of Azzur in Jeremiah 28:1 and Ezekiel 11:1.See Azzur #2 and #3.
Azzur
Azzur. 1. Political leader who signed Ezra’s covenant of faithfulness to God with Nehemiah and others after the exile (Neh 10:17).2. Father of the false prophet Hananiah (Jer 28:1, kjv Azur).3. Father of Jaazaniah, one of the prominent men of Jerusalem whom Ezekiel saw in a vision (Ez 11:1, kjv Azur).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Azzur (father of Hananiah)
1. The father of Hananiah, a false prophet of Gibeon in the days of Zedekiah (Jer. 28:1ff).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Azur
AZUR* kjv form of Azzur in Jeremiah 28:1 and Ezekiel 11:1. See Azzur #2 and #3.
Azzur
AZZUR1. Political leader who signed Ezra’s covenant of faithfulness to God with Nehemiah and others after the exile (Neh 10:17).2. Father of the false prophet Hananiah (Jer 28:1).3. Father of Jaazaniah, one of the prominent men of Jerusalem whom Ezekiel saw in a vision (Ez 11:1).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Azzur
Azzur (az´uhr; Heb., “helped”).1 A Levite who signed Ezra’s postexilic covenant to keep the law (Neh. 10:17).2 The father of Hananiah, the false prophet who challenged Jeremiah (Jer. 28:1).3 The father of Jaazariah, a corrupt leader seen by Ezekiel in a vision (Ezek. 11:1).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Azur
AZUR1. The father of Hananiah, the false prophet from Gibeon (Jer 28:1).2. The father of Jaazaniah, one of those who gave wicked counsel to the city of Jerusalem (Ezk 11:1).3. One of the chief Israelites who signed the covenant in the days of Nehemiah (Neh 10:17, Azzur).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Azzur
Azzur (Heb. ʿazzûr)1. An Israelite who, as a representative of the people, put his seal on the new covenant when Nehemiah was governor (Neh. 10:17 [MT 18]).2. The father of the false prophet Hananiah of Gibeon (Jer. 28:1).3. The father of Jaazaniah, a contemporary of Ezekiel (Ezek. 11:1).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Azur
A´zur, properly Az´zur (he that assists).1. A Benjamite of Gibeon, and father of Hananiah the false prophet. Jer. 28:1.2. Father of Jaazaniah, one of the princes of the people against whom Ezekiel was commanded to prophesy. Ezek. 11:1.
Azzur
Az´zur (one who helps), one of the heads of the people who signed the covenant with Nehemiah. Neh. 10:17. (b.c. 410.) The name is probably that of a family, and in Hebrew is the same as is elsewhere represented by Azur.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Azzur
AZ´ZUR (azʹzur; “helper”; sometimes Azur, KJV).1. One of the chief Israelites who signed the covenant with Nehemiah on the return from Babylon (Neh. 10:17), 445 b.c.2. The father of Hananiah of Gibeon, the latter of whom was the prophet who falsely encouraged King Zedekiah against the Babylonians (Jer.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Azur and Azzur
Azur and Azzurhelper. (1.) The father of Hananiah, a false prophet (Jer. 28:1).(2.) The father of Jaazaniah (Ezek. 11:1).(3.) One of those who sealed the covenant with Jehovah on the return from Babylon (Neh. 10:17).
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Relatives
Hananiah Son