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Conaniah (officer)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Conaniah the Levite
Conaniah the Levite (כּוֹנַנְיָהוּ‎, konanyahu). A chief officer in the temple during Hezekiah’s reign; he oversaw contributions, tithes, and other gifts given in the rededicated temple (2 Chr 31:12–13).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Conaniah (Person)
CONANIAH (PERSON) [Heb kônanyāhû (כֹּונַנְיָהוּ)]. Var. JECONIAH. The name of three men mentioned in 2 Chronicles. It means “Yahweh establishes or strengthens.”1. A Levite during the reign of Hezekiah who was given charge over the contributions, tithes, and other gifts given to the newly rededicated
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Conaniah
Conaniah. 1. Levite and chief officer who supervised tithes, contributions, and the dedicated things given to the temple during the reign of Hezekiah (2 Chr 31:12, 13, kjv Cononiah).2. One of the chief Levites during the time of King Josiah (2 Chr 35:9); perhaps identifiable with Jeconiah in 1 Esdras
Cononiah
Cononiah. kjv spelling of Conaniah the Levite, in 2 Chronicles 31:12, 13.See Conaniah #1.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Conaniah (officer)
Conaniah kon-ə-nī̀ə [Heb. kônanyāhû- ‘Yahweh has founded’ or ‘Yahweh sustains’].1. AV CONONIAH. A Levite appointed, with his brother Shimei, by Hezekiah the king and Azariah the ruler of the house of God, to be overseer of the oblations and tithes and the dedicated things (2 Ch. 31:12f).2. One
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Conaniah
CONANIAH1. Levite and chief officer who supervised tithes, contributions, and the dedicated things given to the temple during the reign of Hezekiah (2 Chr 31:12–13).2. One of the chief Levites during the time of King Josiah (2 Chr 35:9); perhaps identifiable with Jeconiah in 1 Esdras 1:9.
Cononiah
CONONIAH* kjv spelling of Conaniah the Levite, in 2 Chronicles 31:12–13. See Conaniah #1.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Cononiah
CONONIAH. A Levite, appointed with his brother Shimei by Hezekiah the king and Azariah the ruler of the house of God, to oversee the oblations, tithes and dedicated things (2 Chr 31:12–13).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Conaniah
Conaniah (Heb. kônanyāhû)1. A Levite entrusted with the supervision of the contributions, the tithes, and the dedicated things during the reign of King Hezekiah (2 Chr. 31:12–13).2. A chief among the Levites who contributed to the Passover offering at the time of King Josiah (2 Chr. 35:9).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Conaniah
Conani´ah (made by Jehovah), one of the chiefs of the Levites in the time of Josiah. 2 Chron. 35:9. (b.c. 628.)
Cononiah
Cononi´ah (appointed by the Lord), a Levite, ruler of the offerings and tithes in the time of Hezekiah. 2 Chron. 31:12, 13. (b.c. 726.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Conaniah
CONANI´AH (cō-na-nīʹah). The Levitical brother of Shemei who was charged with preparing storage space in the Temple and caring for the contributions placed therein according to the command of King Hezekiah (2 Chron. 31:12, 13; 35:9).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Conaniah
Conaniahwhom Jehovah hath set, a Levite placed over the tithes brought into the temple (2 Chr. 35:9).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Conaniah
CONANIAH [kone ah NYE ah] (the Lord establishes) — a chief of the Levites who assisted in the celebration of the Passover during the reign of King Josiah (2 Chr. 35:9). Also see Cononiah.
Cononiah
CONONIAH [kone oh NYE ah] (the Lord establishes) — a Levite appointed overseer of the tithes and offerings at the Temple during the reign of King Hezekiah (2 Chr. 31:12–13; Conaniah, NRSV, NIV).
See also
Relatives
Shimei Brother
Roles