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Ethanus
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ethanus
Ethanus One of five scribes who were “trained to write rapidly” and employed by Ezra to restore the Scriptures (2 Esdras 14:24). Ethanus and his colleagues wrote 94 books in 40 days (2 Esdras 14:37–48).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ethanus (Person)
ETHANUS (PERSON) [Lat Ethanus]. One of the five scribes whom Ezra was instructed to take with him when restoring the Scriptures (2 Esdr 14:24). Myers (1 and 2 Esdras AB) renders the scribe’s name as Elkanah, following the Syriac, which reads hlqnʾ. See DABRIA for further discussion.Jin Hee Han
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ethanus
Ethanus e-thànas [Lat Echanus]; AV ECANUS; NEB ETHAN. One of the scribes who wrote for forty days at the dictation of Ezra (2 Esd. 14:24).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ETHANUS
ETHANUS<e-tha’-nus>, the King James Version Ecanus (Apocrypha): One of the scribes who wrote for forty days at the dictation of Ezra (2 Esdras 14:24).
ECANUS
ECANUS<e-ka’-nus>: the Revised Version (British and American) ETHANUS (which see).
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
Ethanus
Ethanus i-thay’nuhs. One of five scribes trained to “write rapidly” and commissioned to record the apocalyptic vision of Ezra on “many writing tablets” (2 Esd. 14:24).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Ethanus
ETHANUS, ē̇-thāʹnus, AV Ecanus (Apoc): One of the scribes who wrote for forty days at the dictation of Ezra (2 Esd 14:24).
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Ethanus
Ethanus [uh-thā-nus]: one of the five unusually capable scribes with Ezra (2 Esd. 14)
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
ETHANUS
ETHANUS i´thay´nuhs [Ethanus]. One of the five scribes trained to write rapidly who accompanies Ezra for forty days to rewrite the law that was previously burned (2 Esd 14:24).